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Unformatted text preview: Assignment # 2 Definitions Thesis sentence - A thesis sentence is a sentence at or near the beginning of a paper that states the purpose or main focus of the paper. It presents the idea that the writer will defend or attack in the paper. Some topics may be difficult to limit the thesis sentence to only one and may require more than one sentence to describe the topic to be written about. Enthymeme - Enthymeme is an argument that has a cause and effect structure. The topic is usually defended in an enthymeme by the writer. The writer will defend their argumentative claims with logic, research findings, or other information to back up their claim. Hypothesis - A hypothesis is an educated guess that has not been proven yet. There are various types of hypothesizes, the theoretical type, the conditional type, the relational type, and the causal hypothesis. The writer presents their information to either prove or disprove a theory....
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This note was uploaded on 06/22/2008 for the course ENG 215 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '07 term at Strayer.
- Spring '07