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The Art of the Argumentative Thesis

It’s one of the maxims of writing an effective academic paper: thou shalt have an argumentative thesis. But what does “argumentative” really mean? First, your thesis shouldn’t be so obvious that virtually any reader would agree with it without even … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Thesis Writer

Spring Break.  Less than a month before theses are due.  At this point, all of your thesis-writing friends have gone into hibernation, and all of your non-thesis-writing friends are sick of listening to you talk about your thesis.  Now you’re … Continue reading

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