Whenever you are doing an assignment, you are required to clearly state your thesis statement. So the question that strikes in your mind is, how to I write a thesis statement for my paper?
Well, to answer this question, you have to know what actually is a thesis statement, and how to construct it.
In this article, I am going to take you through how to write a thesis statement, for any form of assignment, be it an essay, dissertation writing, research paper etc.
But before we look at that, lets first understand what is a thesis statement.
What is a thesis statement?
A thesis statement is a sentence(s), which states the main idea of the paper, and control the overall concept within the paper. It reflects the main opinion or position that the writer is going to hold in the paper’s argument.
Where do I place my thesis Statement?
A thesis statement should appear early in your document. Actually, a thesis statement should always appear at the end of the introduction part. The last two sentences should form the thesis statement of the paper.
Now, let’s turn on how to write a thesis statement.
How to write a thesis statement?
The first thing is to understand the topic you are writing about. Understanding the topic helps to write a thesis statement by forming a general concept, and a position within the overall context. Then you need to develop a focus or direction to take, on the paper, which limits what you should focus on. This narrows down the general idea, to a specific idea. From this specific idea, then write a thesis statement.
Things to remember when forming a thesis statement
- Thesis statement should be specific. It should only cover what you are going to address in the paper, and should be supported by the content of the paper.
- Thesis statement should always appear at the end of the first paragraph (introduction) of the paper.
- In case the topic changes in the course of the paper, then you need to revisit your thesis statement to make reflect exactly what you have discussed.
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