What is a Thesis Statement?
A thesis statement intends to put forward what you as a writer believe in and what you have to prove regarding the things you tend to believe in. A thesis statement is not simply a research without evidence but it’s a factual research based on hard evidence, and that’s why a good thesis statement allows time for research for information and related evidence on the background information.
Beginning your research paper with an introductory thesis which as you go on you will continue to shape and refine until you are sure of where the evidence leads.
The reader always locates the thesis statement and therefore this is a section you should be quite serious about to make it clear, strong and easily located and that is why it is located at the end of a paragraph.
Here are aspects of a proper thesis statement:
A topic becomes the subject of whatever you are planning to write about but there are different ways of coming up with a topic and you ought to consider a few things before you can come up with a topic for example
Now you have a topic for your paper, and the next step will be to select the main point which your paper will revolve around, and this will end up becoming the main root of your argument which is the thesis statement. This is important since you will have to base all sub-theses on the main thesis statement as you proceed writing your paper.Example:
President Bush role in the diplomatic relations with the Middle East failed.
Bush initially tried to negotiate with the Middle East
Iraq sparked the war with the USA after a leadership crisis with Saddam Hussein.
This paper will analyze actions of the USA under Bush administration during the Gulf War which saw the removal of Saddam Hussein from the helms of power and dictatorship after failed negotiations.
Come up with a strong thesis statement which will ensure that the reader has a clear idea of what will be discussed. For example, if you have decided to use a thesis statement such as “University of Seattle is a unique university located in Washington and it is different from other Universities in all aspects including their libraries, student population, internal examinations and above all social amenities in the institution.” I know what should be provided with evidence in order to prove my statement and depending on how my research has been conducted I will have several sections in my essay which to be precise will cover libraries, student population, internal examinations and social amenities.
In order to come up with a final thesis statement, you will need to fine-tune your draft so that it turns out to be concise and debatable. There are a few questions you can ask in order to make sure that all aspects of your thesis statement are properly edited and polished to perfection. This can include:
Now you have managed to come up with a thesis statement, and you need to craft the final aspect being a conclusion, and with this, at hand, you will have to remember a few things which you will put into consideration: