This article was co-authored by Christopher Taylor, Ph D.
Christopher Taylor is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of English at Austin Community College in Texas.
He received his Ph D in English Literature and Medieval Studies from the University of Texas at Austin in 2014.
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The thesis is the position you're taking in relation to your topic or a related issue.
It should be specific enough that you can bolster it with just a few relevant facts and supporting statements.
An essay is a common type of academic writing that you'll likely be asked to do in multiple classes.
Before you start writing your essay, make sure you understand the details of the assignment so that you know how to approach the essay and what your focus should be.
Each should contain a single main idea, following the outline you prepared earlier.
Use two or three sentences to support the main idea, citing specific examples.