When Thesis Statements Are Good …

A friend of mine who is also a writing professor just posted this for her students. It’s a characterization (in listicle form!) of what a good thesis statement looks like. For instance:

A good thesis statement…

  1. involves a sense of tension. That is, it isn’t an obvious statement that everyone can agree with, but contains an argument that provides forward momentum for the paper to develop.

Go check it out!

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