Thesis Essay How to Write a Great Thesis 2011

Thesis Essay How to Write a Great Thesis 2011 - How to...

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How to Write a GREAT Thesis Essay The following outlines the proper format for a 5 paragraph Thesis essay. Work hard at developing a thesis , think critically about your arguments , find specific examples , and you will do well. Paragraph One (Introductory Paragraph) Sentence One: General statement (sometimes called a ‘theme statement’; hints at the thesis; does not say characters’ names or specifics) Sentence Two: Author, title (i.e., Twelfth Night ), continue general statement Sentences Three, Four, Five: Harnessing statements (2-4 sentences which allude to the arguments, moving toward the thesis) Sentence Six (maybe Seven) Thesis statement (1-2 sentences, including three specific arguments in the correct order) Paragraph Two (Developing Paragraph #1: Eight Sentences) Topic sentence (argument number one) Example #1 (give a specific incident from the literary work that makes the argument clear) Explanation #1 (explain how the example relates to the argument) Example #2 Explanation #2
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course ENG 112 taught by Professor Culper during the Fall '09 term at Grand Valley State University.

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