Moving into Background Section

Dealing with Background


Re-imagining the Background Paragraphs

You can select from some of the information below to share with your audience. Try to consider what might be the best way to present it to your audience.

Think of what you need to tell your audience to help them understand your points of argument.

-Brief summary of the story

-Setting, characters, timeframe

-Or, rather than summary, a brief synopsis of the story

-Inform us of any definitions

-Is there any other material we need to understand to follow your argument




BA in History from Northwestern State, MA in English from Northwestern State, and PhD in Rhetoric from Texas Woman's University. Big into comic books and visual rhetoric. Assistant Professor of English at Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC.

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