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What is a Thesis Statement?
A thesis statement is a sentence (or sentences) that express the main idea of an essay, research paper, report, or speech.
Good thesis statements should:
- clearly state the objective of the paper, report or speech
- be very specific
- be a concise and easy to follow summary of the main point
- be proved by your research and analysis
Thesis Statements: Four Steps to a Great Essay
How to Write a Killer Thesis Statement
Tips and Examples for Writing Thesis Statements