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How to Know If Your Thesis Sentence Is Actually a Thesis Sentence 979 Views


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We'll teach you how to get your thesis statement to stand on its own two feet instead of wobbling around like a newborn Rudolph. No stumbles allowed, but glowing noses are certainly encouraged.

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