What is a Thesis Statement?
Almost all of us—even if we don’t do it consciously—look early in an essay for a one- or two-sentence summary of the topic, argument, or analysis that is to follow. We refer to that brief summary as a
Why Should Your Essay Contain a Thesis Statement?
· to test your ideas by distilling them into a sentence or two
· to better organize...
When approaching a piece of literature I think that it's wise to break up and enhance reading comprehension by looking at your reading in the following ways:
1. Making Predictions
-Predictions encourage active reading and keep you interested, whether or not the predictions are correct. Incorrect predictions can signal a misunderstanding that needs to be revisited. You should...