MLA Checklist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Checklist 13: Introductions and Conclusions

 
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Is your thesis statement located in the "traditional" position?

  • Traditionally, the thesis statement is the last sentence of the introduction.
2. Does your introduction include a preview of your three major points?
3. Are those three major points written in parallel construction?
4. Does your conclusion include a review of your three major points?
5. Are those three major points written in parallel construction?
6. Did you introduce new evidence in the conclusion?