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Unformatted text preview: o offer supporting evidence o make a different connection that complicates a previous one-May contain second emerging thesis that takes your paper in a slightly different direction. This is a second claim that: o offers a solution to the problem you have outlined o thinks about the problem in a unique way (complication) if you provide a complication that could serve to undercut your claim, make sure you “disarm” this complication. Use this as an opportunity to bolster your claim, not completely contradict it. o a second, but related claim-proving your thesis by proceeding logically to a claim o Your claim is still up front at the thesis, but rather than assuming that it is already proved, you work toward substantiating it by the end of your paper...
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course WRITING 101 at Rutgers.
- Spring '11