13 Refining Your Thesis Statement

As you develop experience and confidence as a writer, you can consider more steps to improve your thesis statement, like those ones discussed in the University of Laurier Library video[1]:

 

 

If you are able to:

  • Make an argument
  • Answer ‘so what?’
  • Be specific
  • Have only one idea
  • Make it supportable

You can make improvements in your thesis statement.

 

See if you can identify strong thesis statements:

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