Unformatted text preview: readers? Formulating a Tentative Thesis Statement Review what you wrote for Discovering a Perspective ( p. 110 ), and add another two or three sentences that will help you tell readers what you understand about the person, place, or activity on which you are focusing. Try to write sentences that extend your insights and interpretations and that do not simply summarize what you have already written . Keep in mind that readers do not expect you to begin a profile essay with the kind of explicit thesis statement typical of argumentative essays. If you decide to spell out your perspective on the person, place, or activity, you can do so. (THIS IS HOW WE WANT TO DO IT FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT) You may, however, decide to convey your perspective through the ways you describe people and places, present dialogue, and narrate what you observed....
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