There are three parts.
1. You should research and read enough to be well informed about your topic. After diligently researching, you should have a sufficiently strong grasp on your topic to be able to describe in your own words what the topic is.
Your purpose in the two-page background is to offer an overview of your topic, including context and debates on the topic to show that you know your topic well.
You should not present simply a series of summaries of other people’s arguments, nor should you be presenting your argument.
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