thesis vs claim

thesis vs claim

Private organizations are broad-minded when meeting the changing needs of the Internet.
For example, “This is a beautiful watch” (we will argue about the relative beauty of the watch, rather about the fact claim that is implied: whether it’s a watch)–beauty is a terminal value

  • Ursula K. Le Guin is one of the best American authors in the last half century.

Example of a weak research question:

Thesis vs claim
HOW DO YOU MAKE A CLAIM FOR AN ARGUMENT? [i]
A claim can be a “fact”: “…that a condition has existed, exists, or will exist and are based on facts or data that the audience will accept as being objective and proven with evidence” (Rottenberg and Winchell 22).

What you plan to argue + How you plan to argue it = Thesis
Specific Topic+ Attitude/Angle/Argument=Thesis
The best thesis statement is a balance of specific details and concise language. Your goal is to articulate an argument in detail without burdening the reader with too much information.

Here are some features of each type of thesis.
A prescriptive thesis also uses evidence, logic, measurement, analysis, interpretation and explanation. However, unlike a descriptive thesis, it also

References:

http://apus.libanswers.com/writing/faq/102559
http://people.highline.edu/sowings/Engl101/WriSkill/MakingAClaim.htm
http://courses.lumenlearning.com/suny-englishcomp1v2/chapter/effective-thesis-statements/
http://app.shoreline.edu/doldham/102/HTML/What%20is%20a%20Thesis.html
http://examples.yourdictionary.com/thesis-statement-examples.html

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