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Thesis Statements

Thesis Statements

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Published by: amberrobins on Oct 11, 2009
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 A weak thesis is one that:1.
 
Makes no claim2.
 
Is obviously true or a statement of fact3.
 
Restates conventional wisdom4.
 
Makes an overly broad claim
Thesis Statements 
 
1.
 
WEAK THESIS: The thesis makes no claim
“This paper will address the
characteristics of a
good corporate manager.”
 
“I’m going to write about Darwin’s concerns
with evolution in
The Origin of Species.” 
 
2.
 
WEAK THESIS: Obviously true orstatement of fact
“The jean industry targets its advertisements
to appeal to young
adults.”
 
Thesis Statements 

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