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1 How to write an introduction A Guide

2 Points to remember Your introduction should have: An attention grabber A thesis The author’s name and title of the work being analyzed

3 Remember to… Acknowledge the prompt in your introduction Avoid the pronoun “I”

4 Example Symbols enrich and add to the meaning to a story. In James Hurst’s “The Scarlet Ibis,” symbols play an integral role in illuminating meaning and reinforcing theme. An exotic blood red Ibis lands in unfamiliar territory. A wild swamp brings joy and new adventure to two brothers. These two distinct symbols provide vivid imagery as well as bring meaning to Hurst’s tragic tale.

5 Example # 2 The Scarlet Ibis is about two brothers. One is born with a physical defect and the other is normal. There are many symbols in the story, but I think the most important symbols are the swamp and the red bird. They help bring meaning to the story.

6 Example # 2 The Scarlet Ibis is about two brothers. One is born with a physical defect and the other is normal. There are many symbols in the story, but I think the most important symbols are the swamp and the red bird. They help bring meaning to the story.

7 Example #3 James Hurst wrote “The Scarlet Ibis.” It is a really sad story with many symbols. Symbols enrich the meaning of the story. Two important symbols are the Scarlet Ibis and Old Woman’s Swamp. In this essay I will describe how these symbols bring meaning to the story.


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