Posted by on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 1:28pm.
In the Beginning of the story Rainsford tells Whitney that sailors have a curious dread of the place which is called Ship-Trap Island.
For the beginning of your introduction? I don't know!
Remember ... don't bother trying to write the introduction until the interior paragraphs are pretty much finished.
Then read and study this about what to do and not do when writing introductions: