posted by westwood on .
is this a good thesis for and english research paper?
With so many illegal drugs and alcohol cigarettes seem to be the only drug that is not illegal but kills more people each year who smoke.
prescription drugs are not illegal. Ever go to the doctor and tell him you are depressed, or anxious, or frigidity, or suicidal, or .....
alcohol is not illegal for adults.
Your thesis statement must include factual information plus your position/opinion/stance. Without your position on the topic, it isn't a true thesis statement. So think of this sentence as the angle you want to take on the topic and what you intend to prove by the end of your paper. (If your statement is simply factual, then there's nothing to prove!)
Read carefully and follow ALL directions.
This is one of the very best places I've seen online to help students write good thesis statements. It shows you sentences that aren't thesis statements and how to turn each one into real thesis statements.