General Guidelines

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Introduction Guidelines

The following formula is a useful guide / checklist for your introduction. Do not deviate from this.

  • Introductory quote or hook involving a real life situation (2-3 sentences);
  • Unpack the question. Acknowledge contested or ambiguous terms. Rewrite it in your own words to show you understand the key issues;
  • Nail your knowledge question;
  • Explain how you will address the KQ. Set the parameters and direction of your essay;
  • Briefly give your thesis.

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