A traditional introduction moves from general to specific and contains the thesis sentence at the end of the introduction. A non-traditional intro is one that launches right into the story, and does not have a thesis sentence. I think that Mairs's On being a cripple has a non traditional introduction, since the thesis (that a person can still have a fulfilling life even though he is a cripple) is implied throughout the body of the essay. Am i correct about Mairs introduction in On Being a Cripple?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 3:36 pm ad1c9bdddf
You are absolutely correct. Early in the essay the reader has no idea what sort of disability she has, ...
The expert identifies traditional introduction. The case of "On Being a Cripple." is examined.