A thought that suddenly bursts into the consciousness and is often believed to have come from an outside source.
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A thesis statement is a short summary of the main idea, purpose, or argument of an essay that usually appears in the first paragraph. It’s generally only one or two sentences in length. A strong thesis statement is the backbone of a well-organized paper, and helps you decide what information is most important to include and how it should be presented. This thesis statement, for …
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