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DocHawkeye wrote:As an English major, you should know that beginning a paper with a quotation, especially an anonymous one is unbelievably trite. So trite in fact, I stopped reading after the first sentence.
It annoyed me equally.
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I honestly did not mind the quote at all. I think in the context of your essay it makes sense, and I think your essay is well written and quite interesting! I almost always agree that you should not start with a quote, but in this case, it didn't stand out to me as a blatant error.
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