posted by jenna on .
I'm writing a english paper about A Tale of Two Cities to show why/how the topic of law/corruption/power matters from the way Dickens uses it in the text. I am trying to write my intro, but I am having trouble. All I have so far is an attention-getter, a quote.
Here is the quote, "All institutions are prone to corruption and to the vices of their members." Any ideas on how to continue/introduce the actual topic?
Prewriting: Brainstorm, research, plan, outline, thesis statement
Writing: Write first draft by starting with section II of your outline; write the introduction after the body of the paper is written; write the conclusion last.
Polishing: Revise, concentrating first on the body of the paper, then the intro, then the concl (revision = making sure ideas are logical and sequential and support your thesis); proofread (spelling, grammar, usage, etc.)
Do you have a thesis yet? Have you done your brainstorming (and maybe research) yet? Have you written an outline?
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