In this video, I talk about how to craft a compelling first sentence for your scientific research paper that will get the reader’s attention and set the stage for the rest of the paper. I show how to use narrative writing to craft opening sentences that are vivid and memorable. The purpose of using narrative elements in otherwise expository writing is to improve comprehension and recall of the material. By creating an indelible image, articulating a conflict or controversy, or making a startling or counterintuitive statement, you can pique the reader’s curiosity.
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