Key words (nouns and verbs) should be specific, accurate, and indicative of the range of research, thrust of the argument or analysis, and the organization of supporting information.
A purpose statement announces the purpose, scope, and direction of the paper.
If you are unsure about using a purpose statement, ask your instructor.
This paper will examine the ecological destruction of the Sahel preceding the drought and the causes of this disintegration of the land.
It is specifically focused on an argument which defines your goal and the scope of the thesis.
Its main purpose is to support and prove your main argument.
This can be considered as a basic definition of claim.
It’s a starting point of a thesis and is very important as it gives readers the reason to think critically about it.
The focus will be on the economic, political, and social relationships which brought about the environmental problems in the Sahel.
The goal of this paper is to examine the effects of Chile’s agrarian reform on the lives of rural peasants. The Chilean reform example provides evidence that land distribution is an essential component of both the improvement of peasant conditions and the development of a democratic society.