How do you leave the reader thinking in an essay?
Use a call to action if you want your reader to do or think something. A call to action is the most popular way to end an essay. It leaves your reader thinking about what they just read. Tell them what you want them to do or think about, as well as what that might achieve.
Can you use references in an essay introduction?
The introduction to an essay is very important. It is the FIRST paragraph that the marker reads and should ‘grab’ the reader. Introduction paragraphs are usually about 5% of your essay word count. Note that most introductions generally only include references if definitions are taken from an information source.
What does reference mean in an essay?
Referencing is a system that allows you to acknowledge the contributions and work of others in your writing by citing your sources. A feature of academic writing is that it contains references to the words, information and ideas of others. All academic essays MUST contain references.