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How to Write a Thesis Paragraph
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Composition classes stress the role of the thesis statement because it is the backbone of collegiate composition. Without a thesis statement, the essay may lack an argument, focus, clarity, and continuity. There are two major types of thesis statements: explanatory and argumentative. The explanatory thesis announces the subject to the reader; it never declares a stance which needs an argument to defend. These explanatory theses are evident in expository essays and research essays.
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