What Is a Background Sentence in an Essay?


A background sentence is a small piece of writing giving some background knowledge on the essay topic. This is normally the first sentence in the introductory paragraph of an essay. It does not give much detail however.
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the background is where you got the information or where the essay story came from.
The topic sentence gives the reader an idea of what the paragraph is going to
"Can we afford not to recycle?" is an good opening sentence for a persuasive essay on the topic of recycling.
telling what it is about.
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