Lord of the Flies

by William Golding

Impossible Knife

Laurie Halse Anderson

2: The Thesis Statement

vi-2The thesis statement is the opinion you’re going to make a case for in your paper. But before you make a case for it, you have to know how to write that thesis statement. Jenny’s got the scoop for you in this Recap.

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