Essentials for Research Paper Introductions
Part of the Research Papers For Dummies Cheat Sheet
The introduction of your research paper should establish your topic and entice your readers. Include all of the following components in the introduction of your research paper:
Mention the subject and the topic you’re discussing.
If you’re writing about a work of art or literature, provide the title and the name of the author or artist.
If the paper has a thesis — an idea you’re proving — state the thesis.
You may also include the main supporting points or subtopics.