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Diagramming An Author Goal: Figure out how an author’s ideas are structured, both to increase your understanding of those ideas and to begin thinking about how you’ll be structuring your own essay. THESIS The thesis is the sentence or group of sentences that expresses an author’s central, organizing idea. It tends to appear early in our readings, and it should appear in the introduction to your essays—preferably at the end of the introductory paragraph. It is the idea that all the other ideas in the paper support and elaborate on. Either in your own words, or—if you think there’s a clearly expressed one in the reading—in
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Unformatted text preview: Luhrmann’s, write Luhrmann’s thesis below . Luhrmann’s Thesis: MAIN IDEAS The main ideas of an essay will structure the body of the writing—everything that comes between the introduction and the conclusion. In your writing, each body paragraph should be organized around a central idea, clearly expressed at the beginning of the paragraph. Briefly write or title Luhrmann’s main ideas below , and pick two to define or explain with your group. Luhrmann’s Main Ideas: 1.) 5.) 2.) 6.) 3.) 7.) 4.) 8.)...
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