Thesis_Statements_intro_1

Thesis_Statements_intro_1 - ENC 1102 Fall 2008 THESIS...

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ENC 1102 Fall 2008 THESIS STATEMENTS: AN INTRO. (Note: These samples are taken from the UNC Writing Center’s web site.) Version 1: There are many important river and shore scenes in Huckleberry Finn . Version 2: The contrasting river and shore scenes in Huckleberry Finn suggest a return to nature. Version 3: The contrasting river and shore scenes in Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn suggest that to find democratic ideals, one should return to nature. Evaluation #1 : (What UNC’s experts say) Version 1: There are many important river and shore scenes in Huckleberry Finn . In Version 1, the word "important," like "interesting," is both overused and vague; it suggests that the author has an opinion but gives very little indication about the framework of that opinion. As a result, your reader knows only that you’re going to talk about river and shore scenes, but not what you’re going to say. Version 2: The
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