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The topic sentence I chose to share is “Renting is like throwing away your money because you are making a temporary investment into someone else’s property” A topic sentence is the most important sentence in a single paragraph.   A topic sentence contains the main idea and the topic sentence should directly support the thesis. An effective topic sentence also helps readers grasp your main idea quickly. A topic sentence should always contain both a topic and a controlling idea. What follows a topic
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Unformatted text preview: sentence are a number of supporting sentences that develop the main idea with specific details. When your introduction contains a clearly stated topic sentence such as this one of Renting is like throwing away your money because you are making a temporary investment into someone elses property, the reader will know what to expect and therefore, he or she will be able to understand your ideas better....
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2011 for the course COM 156 taught by Professor Hampton during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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