Unformatted text preview: the thesis). Put the quote INSIDE the paragraph. Explain completely after each quote. Remember to completely introduce title and author the first time you use him. Remember to lead in every quote with your own words: DO NOT DROP QUOTES IN! Introduction Mapping: • List or map the most important background ideas for your topic. Remember to include terms, populations, recent and relevant history, and any other reason why we should care about the topic. What effects or importance does your research have for society? • Order your information so it flows smoothly. BE SURE TO USE TRANSITIONS! You can mention authors or studies if they are crucial to understanding your topic. Try to avoid citations, however. Paraphrase and summarize so that you don’t need citations. • End your Introduction section with a thesis statement that includes happiness, your topic, and the direction of your research....
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- Fall '11
- Rhetoric, Lit Review section, important background ideas, Structuring paragraphs