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  • Writer's pictureMat Wenzel


Here are the guidelines we came up with in class.

1. Thesis statement – underlining

Form your thesis statement as a question

You can state your question followed by the thesis statement

Present your outline

2. Description of your text

3. Exigence – “urgent need or demand” rhetorical situation – all the context from which your thesis arose

This is all a fancy way to say: “This is why I’m interested in the topic.”

4. Research context

5. Research you are using

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