Romanko Zemi

 

Good Thesis Statements

 

Here are three good examples from past students’ thesis statements. 

 

Example 1

Topic: Production Techniques of the Film Atonement

This paper will analyze various production techniques that are effectively used to present the story and characters in the film Atonement. It will discuss the sound effects in certain parts of the film, the use of metaphors, and the use of repetition to explain events in the story.

 

BY: Tomomi Tamura

 

 

Why is Tomomi's thesis statement so good?

From Tomomi's thesis statement we can see that see will analyze and discuss various production techniques that are effectively used in the film Atonement. She will first explain about the use of sound effects, then the use of metaphors, and finally the use of repetition.

 

Example 2

Topic: Advantages of Unit Care

This paper will argue that unit care should be recognized as a good option for elderly care because it emphasizes the idea of living in a home, the residents can have their private time as well as time to meet others, it places importance on the residents' previous daily habits, and their quality of life.

 

BY: Tomoko Yamaguchi

 

Why is Tomoko's thesis statement so good?

From Tomoko's thesis statement we can see that see believes that unit care is a good option for taking care of elderly people in Japan. She will first show how unit care emphasizes the idea of living in a home. Tomoko will then demonstrate how unit care gives residents their private time as well as time to meet others. Finally, she will explain how unit care places importance on the residents' previous daily habits, and their quality of life.

 

Example 3

Topic: American and Japanese High Schools

This paper will examine the similarities and differences between high schools in America and Japan in terms of the curriculum, school events, and everyday school life.

BY: Sumire Takahashi

 

Why is Sumire's thesis statement so good?

From Sumire's thesis statement we can see that she will compare and contrast high schools in America and Japan by looking at how the curriculum, school events and everyday school life in American and Japanese high schools are alike and different. 

 

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