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Instructor: Sarah Goldfarb Expository Writing 101: Section LH September 10 th , 2009 Writing a Thesis Statement - Note the three or four points in the essay(s) that seem most important to you. - Draw logical connections between them. Be creative, but don’t fall completely off the map in terms of coherence. - Synthesize this information: bring the connections together and visualize how
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Unformatted text preview: they will make one point that you can substantiate with evidence from the essay.-Use analysis in order to synthesize the points. Don’t just summarize them – put them together and see what they point to as a whole. -Remember to keep asking yourself “so what?” and “therefore” in order to come to the most complex interpretation of your point possible....
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