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ENG 102: COMP II:Writing about Literature (Cox): Research Tips & Thesis Questions

Writing that killer thesis statement

Tips for your writing your thesis statement:

Tips on choosing a topic:

  • Brainstorm a few ideas, then do some quick search to see what kind of data is available.
  • Write a thesis question that is clear, complex, and focused.
  • Locate reliable and credible statistics.
  • Consider the opposite side of the issue- what is the debate?