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  • American Dream Thesis

    In the world‚ there are many people who hold the belief of an “American Dream” that gives them freedom in opportunity and equal rights to achieve their goal with hard work and their own endeavors. Often those living in lesser conditions outside of America find a hope in the idea that America may give them access to opportunity and new freedoms. [Objectionable Thesis] Immigrants and foreigners of the past‚ present‚ and possibly the future hold a certain confidence in the ability of America to allow

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  • Thesis Statement

    Thesis Statements A thesis statement should be argumentative (debatable) and function as a one-two sentence --condensation of your paper’s primary claim (or argument). Thesis statements are necessary so that readers can identify the point and/or argument of your paper early in the paper. A thesis statement also allows you to state the primary reasons behind your paper’s argument early in the paper. A thesis statement is not a “duh” statement‚ such as “The extermination of the Jews was bad

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    The Thesis Statement This is not an exhaustive list of bad thesis statements‚ but here’re five kinds of problems I’ve seen most often. Notice that the last two‚ #4 and #5‚ are not necessarily incorrect or illegitimate thesis statements‚ but‚ rather‚ inappropriate for the purposes of this course. They may be useful forms for papers on different topics in other courses.   1. The non-thesis thesis. A thesis takes a position on an issue. It is different from a topic sentence in that a

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    This handout describes what a thesis statement is‚ how thesis statements work in your writing‚ and how you can discover or refine one for your draft. INTRODUCTION Writing in college often takes the form of persuasion—convincing others that you have an interesting‚ logical point of view on the subject you are studying. Persuasion is a skill you practice regularly in your daily life. You persuade your roommate to clean up‚ your parents to let you borrow the car‚ your friend to vote for your favorite

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    WTG 7a: The Thesis Statement and Topic Sentences The thesis statement concisely expresses your main idea to your audience and is supported by the body of the essay. Your thesis statement should do more than state a fact; rather‚ it should make an assertion based on your own ideas. ( Bad: iPods are devices that transport and play music. ( Good: iPods are the best source for transporting and playing music not only because they are compact and user-friendly but also because they store

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    A FEW MORE TOPICS & THESIS EXAMPLES TOPIC: body piercing BAD: Body piercing is popular among kids nowadays. BETTER: Body piercing among contemporary youth represents the latest form of rebelling against authority that previous generations manifested in smoking‚ getting tattoos‚ and wearing mini-skirts. TOPIC: female musicians BAD: Female musicians are getting more popular. BETTER: During the past five years‚ musical artists like Sheryl Crow‚ Alanis Morisette‚ and Jewel have solidified a place

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  • The Thesis Statement

    Center-LAC Rm.222 The Thesis Statement What is a Thesis Statement? A thesis statement is the main idea in a piece of writing. The thesis statement is typically placed in the introduction and should be comprised of two parts: a topic part‚ which states the topic‚ and a comment part‚ which makes an important point about the topic. Example: Recent studies of second-hand smoke (topic part) have determined that it is more damaging than originally thought (comment part). Thesis statements may vary depending

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    THESIS STATEMENTS A thesis statement is the main idea (topic) of an essay. It is often a point you want to argue or support in an essay. It contains your opinion/attitude towards a topic. The thesis statement explains to a reader the main idea of the essay‚ and the writer’s opinion on that idea. A thesis statement is one sentence in the introductory paragraph of the essay. A thesis statement is a claim that could be argued. The essay will contain evidence and opinions that support the

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    G Thesis Statements What Is a Thesis Statement? If you have ever worked in an office with computers‚ your computer was probably connected to a network. In a network‚ there is one main computer to which all the other computers send and receive information. If that base computer shuts down‚ all the other computers shut down—everything centers on that one computer. In the same way‚ every word‚ sentence‚ and paragraph in an essay must relate to or center on the thesis statement. A thesis statement

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    ESSAYS BEGIN WITH A THESIS STATEMENT What is a thesis statement? A single sentence that summarizes your main idea How do you create a thesis statement? Two Parts: (1) Topic + (2) Opinion = Thesis Statement The good‚ the bad‚ the ugly… Good thesis statements are clear‚ to the point sentences with enough detail to make the main idea of the essay unmistakable and the writer’s opinions obvious. Bad thesis statements may make the main idea and writer’s opinion obvious‚ but the

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