Today we look at the paper/conference proposal abstract.
This is a critical genre of writing for scholars in the humanities and social sciences.
If your abstract doesn’t grab their attention and make a good first impression, there’s a good chance your research paper will be rejected at the outset.
Moreover, even after your research paper is published, your abstract will be the first, and possibly only, thing readers will access through electronic searches.
There are 16 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page.
An abstract describes what you do in your essay, whether it’s a scientific experiment or a literary analysis paper.
I argue that utopian fiction signals that the time is now ripe for a radical reevaluation of how we recognize and regulate not only same-sex relationships but all family forms [Sentence 6– a strong conclusion.]. That the relationship of creativity to history is a continuing preoccupation for the historian is finally explored through Ranajit Guha’s invocation of Tagore in “History at the Limit of World-History” (2002) [Sentence 5–Her argument, weakly stated]. [History in Poetry: Nabinchandra Sen’s “Palashir Yuddha” and the Question of Truth.
[Imagining a Different World: Reconsidering the Regulation of Family Lives.
In scientific writing, on the other hand, abstracts are usually structured to describe the background, methods, results, and conclusions, with or without subheadings.
Now how do you go about fitting the essential points from your entire paper— why the research was conducted, what the aims were, how these were met, and what the main findings were—into a paragraph of just 200-300 words?