Essay on Thesis Credit Joking Only

1807 Words Dec 9th, 2012 8 Pages
Something About Introductions, Thesis Statements, Titles and Conclusions....
Why have them? Well, they are needed in order to give your reader an idea of what they will be reading, to get their interest, to tell them your specific point about the subject, and to give them a "map," a blueprint of how you will approach the explanation of your thoughts, and to make sure that your point is clear..
How do you do all that? -- One step at a time. Let's start with giving your reader an idea of what they will be reading:
Your Introduction
1. Start with a broad statement about your topic, then continue to narrow it until you get closer to your point.For example: People think that terrorism is someone else's problem, that it happens to others
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For example: While traveling throughout South America, the tour bus driver asked me to do him a favor, since he was not allowed to bring any merchandise through the border. I looked at the two dozen or so china statues of saints he wanted to bring in, and thought nothing of helping him out. He said that border patrols randomly stopped busses, and he hoped that ours wouldn't be stopped, but that if it did, I was to say that the merchandise was mine. As we were coming towards the border crossing, I looked at the driver. He seemed unusually tense. I thought it was odd, and then saw him breathe a sigh of relief when we passed the guard station and no one flagged us down. Half an hour later, the bus stopped on the highway. A few minutes later, after a couple of people got out and came back, the bus continued the journey. Shivers came down my spine when I realized what had been in those pious little saints. The experience, though scary, has been valuable not only for me, but for the rest of my family.
5. Start by asking a question or questions, then lead the reader towards your point. For example: What happens to kids whose parents are too busy with their own lives to pay attention to what is going on with their children? In fact, quite a lot can happen. They can be lucky enough to find a friend's family to guide them and help them make good choices, or they can get involved with the wrong crowd and end up making their own lives

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