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AT 2017. Årskursus 2016. Academic writing. Citation and plagerism. Grammar. Nonfiction analysis. William Shakespeare. Modernism. The First World War.

Dictionaries. Teaching Literature. Short stories. British politics. American politics. Language history. W.W.Norton Study Space. Pronounciation. Literary Theory and Schools of Criticism. Postcolonial and Postimperial Literature: An Overview. THUG NOTES: Classic Literature. Original Gangster. Annotate the World. Introducing work. There are many ways to introduce an academic essay or short paper.

Introducing work

Most academic writers, however, appear to do one or more of the following in their introductions: establish the context, background and/or importance of the topicindicate an issue, problem, or controversy in the field of studydefine the topic or key termsstate the purpose of the essay/writingprovide an overview of the coverage and/or structure of the writing In very short assignments, it is not uncommon for a writer to commence simply by stating the purpose of their writing. Introductions to research dissertations tend to be relatively short but quite complex in terms of their functional elements.

Some of the more common elements include: