I am trying to come up with a thesis statement

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The life of James Powell, a father,grandfather, minster and friend to many.
asked Jan 31 '13 at 23:26 james Powell New member

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What you have written is not a complete sentence.  A thesis statement is one or two sentences, usually at the end of the introductory paragraph, that summarizes the main argument or point of the essay that follows.  Sometimes it is helpful to write this after you have done your research and written the body of the paper.  It is easier to summarize after you know what needs to be summarized.

link edited Feb 01 '13 at 01:50 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

Lovely, Patty.

Lewis NeidhardtFeb 01 '13 at 01:05

Why, thank you!

Patty TFeb 01 '13 at 01:51

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