A thesis is a type of paper written at the end of an academic program. This is not the same as a "thesis statement."
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A thesis statement is a short statement, usually one sentence in length, that is present at the end of your introduction paragraph.
A thesis statement summarizes the main point of the essay and makes an argument about the topic, its importance, or its plausibility.
A thesis statement is...
... in the body of the essay through the use of examples and evidence.