"Essay Writing" " Whats 'Your Thesis?"
Hi Everyone! According to the Advanced English Dictionary , ' a thesis is a treatise advancing a new point of view resulting from research—usually a requirement for an advanced degree.' I want to first start out by saying that I believe every aspiring writing should have a dictionary close by! While some are not seeking a degree, a thesis is very important because it is the initial framework which helps you structure a piece of writing material.
For example, according to Jameson 'O Ryan, an English teacher at a community college in Washington says; "a thesis is the main point of view and argument which has to be listed in the introductory paragraph of an essay , though this argument seems to be contrary to what the Advanced English Dictionary's definition of what a thesis is, let me show you why it is not!
For starters, an essay may contain more than one argument! For example, if you will argue the fact that roses indeed aren't red and violets aren't really blue, you will need to quote that statement in your introductory paragraph and also quote it again in two separate paragraphs with at least '3' supporting pieces of evidence explaining why roses aren't red and violets really aren't blue. Each thesis must have it's own new paragraph!
Think of your argument (thesis) as a court case presentation. You will need to provide sufficient enough evidence to convince both the judge and the jury to agree with your argument (thesis) if you are going to win the case. It will be difficult to maintain a successful hearing if there are holes in your investigation! So it is with every piece of writing! Make sure you provide supporting evidence that proves your argument!
Research each topic you are going to discuss in your material. This enables you to discover facts about your topics, and by default obtain evidence that proves your argument(s). It will also allow you to happily gain a broader understanding of the values you feel passionate about. Some of you may already know these things which is phenomenal, but if anyone has any questions, feel free to ask it at the comments section—thanks for reading!
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