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Be mindful that the hook has to be related to the overall topic of the paper. Question Hook A question hook is when you ask the reader something that they can visualize and try to think of in their own minds. Have you ever watched the high-flying, jump shooting, slam dunking, ankle breaking players that play in the NBA?
Every time I catch a game on television and I witness the thrill of the game, I can’t help but watch another one.
If you're writing an essay on a novel or play, you could quote a significant moment in the text that relates to your thesis in some way.
Alternatively, you could quote a famous text that's not the basis for your essay which has relevance nonetheless.
A hook is an opening statement (which is usually the first sentence) in an essay that attempts to grab the reader’s attention so that they want to read on.
It can be done by using a few different types of hooks, which are a question, quote, statistic, or anecdote.