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What is a thesis statement?

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❶It actually states a claim that is broad enough to cover all the material you mention in the essay.

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Thesis statements by their very nature are unique sentences because the bear the job of tying together the whole essay. If it were not for the thesis, the essay would not have any direction, it would not have any focus, and readers would not know the purpose of the essay.

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If necessary, write the thesis statement that way the first time; it might help you determine, in fact, that this is your thesis statement. But when you rewrite your paper, eliminate the bald assertion that this is your thesis statement and write the statement itself without that annoying, unnecessary preface.

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Writing a good introductory paragraph and thesis statement takes patience, research and a willingness to continue to revise your paragraph until your statement and supporting sentences are as strong as they can possibly be. The introductory paragraph and thesis statement . The thesis statement serves as the organizing principle of the text and appears in the introductory paragraph. It is not a mere statement of fact. It is not a mere statement of fact. Rather, it is an idea, a claim, or an interpretation, one that others may dispute.

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A thesis can be found in many places—a debate speech, a lawyer’s closing argument, even an advertisement. But the most common place for a thesis statement (and probably why you’re reading this article) is in an essay. Crafting a good introduction and thesis statement is often the hardest part of writing an essay. However, it can also be the most rewarding experience. The beginning of your paper is your chance to capture the audience's attention through the creativity of your first paragraph and the originality of your thesis.