Andrea Scott

  1. Formulating a Thesis

    You need a good thesis statement for your essay but are having trouble getting started. You may have heard that your thesis needs to be specific and arguable, but still wonder what this really means. Let’s look at some examples. Imagine you’re writing about John Hughes’s film Sixteen Candles (1984). You take a first pass at writing a thesis: Sixteen Candles is a...

    Published on Feb 09th 2013