Starting a paper begins by having a good topic. This topic will be the basis on what to include in the paper introduction. Once you have chosen a topic, you can proceed writing the paper hook. What is a paper hook? This is the first sentence of the introduction. It will serve as the hook, much like bait. A paper hook is actually a tool to attract readers and get them attached to your essay. It can be a simple statement but it should have a very powerful property that will entice readers to look at your paper contents. You can consider a few paper hook types. The first type is the quote form. This is a quote from a famous person. You should only use a famous quotation that relates to your topic.
For example, you can use a quote by Albert Einstein if you have a Physics topic. Another paper hook is a generalization statement. You can write a statement that will give a generalization of an idea even if you know that there might be a secondary or alternative way to understand it. Such a hook will provoke readers to either accept or reject your general idea. In any case, this will force the audience to read your paper to find proofs for your general idea. Lastly, a paper hook can be in a question form. You can use a radical and controversial question that will stir the minds of the readers. Therefore, they will tend to look for the answer to your question in your paper, a good way to present your arguments in the article.