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Can I put a quote in my introduction ?

This is my first essay I’m writing for uni and it’s 50% of my grade !!!!!! Also I’ve never done sociology before
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You can do, but be brief in analysis. Use quotes to support your setting of the scene. Also depends on what type of essay you are doing? If it is a scientific article, quotes are used often in the Abstract or introduction.
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Can I put a quote in my introduction ?

This is my first essay I’m writing for uni and it’s 50% of my grade !!!!!! Also I’ve never done sociology before
Yes you can, although I would suggest a figure or something 100% factual as a way to introduce and set the scene of your subject rather than a long quote of someone else's words that will overshadow yours. I would recommend referencing the key sociologists you're going to talk about, but if you do include quotes, make sure they are in-text quotes - a short quote you can fit into your own sentence. This is what will get you higher marks in a Sociology degree

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