Research Papers


Placement of Your Thesis

Put your thesis at the end of your introduction.

Traditionally, your thesis comes at the end of the introduction. (It's very often the last sentence of the first paragraph). In any case, by the time your reader finishes your introductory paragraph, he or she should easily be able to identify your thesis. In other words, your reader should be able to complete this sentence:

Instructions for the Quiz

Answer the questions.