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An example of a thesis statement might be, "As the world's population continues to grow, the need for lawmakers to step up to protect fragile ecosystems in order to maintain biological diversity is at an all-time high." ... More »

A tentative thesis statement example would be, "In 'The Great Gatsby,' the character Jay Gatsby functions as a symbol for the notion of the American dream." A tentative thesis statement, also known as a working thesis, i... More »

A good thesis statement controls the overall writing objective of a book or research paper. Thesis statements are applied to analytical, expository and argumentative writing. More »

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A tentative thesis statement example would be, "In 'The Great Gatsby,' the character Jay Gatsby functions as a symbol for the notion of the American dream." A tentative thesis statement, also known as a working thesis, i... More »

An example of a thesis statement in favor of human cloning is: "Human cloning allows people who would not otherwise be able to reproduce have genetically related children." A thesis statement opposed to human cloning is:... More »

To write a DBQ essay, you need to read the question, then draw on your prior knowledge and the provided source material to develop a thesis statement. Write an essay that defends your thesis statement. More »

Good things to keep in mind writing a thesis statement are concision, clarity and specificity. A thesis is the main idea being conveyed in an essay, usually found in the introduction. Avoid being too vague about the essa... More »