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heading or sub-heading
the title of a piece of work or a section, chapter, or page
preface
an introductory section at the beginning of a book or speech that comments on aspects of the text such as the writer's intentions; it introduces the text
foreword
an introductory note, essay, or chapter in a book that is often written by somebody other than the author
prologue
an introductory passage or speech before the main action of a novel, play, or long poem; a preliminary event that leads to something more important
sidebars
provide supplementary information that is printed alongside a featured story or text
introduction
the explanatory section at the beginning of a piece of writing that sets the scene, introduces the subject, or summarizes the main idea of the writing
charts
diagrams or tables displaying information
graphics
visual illustrations or photographs
afterword
the end section or short concluding section added at the end of a literary work, which may be either an epilogue or a commentary of some kind
bibliography
a list of books or articles that were consulted or that are about a particular subject
footnote
an additional detail or comment that is added at the bottom of a page to give further information about something mentioned in the text above
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