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Moving beyond the topic!
Research projects are training grounds for adult problem-solving and decision-making
report has already been done (very well) by any number of encyclopedias.
Why should we ask you to waste your time?
We are asking for . . . more meaningful, and more interesting research!
The thesis statement is typically located at the end of your opening paragraph. (The opening paragraph serves to set the context for the thesis.)
2 Simple equations:
Specific topic + Attitude/Angle/Argument = Thesis
(or 3 Ts: Topic + ‘Tude = Thesis)
What you plan to argue
+ How you plan to argue it
= Your thesis
The evidence may lead you to a conclusion you didn't
think you'd reach.
It is perfectly okay to
change your thesis!
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