posted by Diana .
Can you tell me what type of essay I would be writing in response to this statement: "What, if anything, is significant about an issue--expressed in a claim?" My instructor told us to write an essay to this question.
A "claim" is usually the term for the thesis statement when writing a persuasive essay or argument:
Scroll down to Types/Genres... to find more about persuasion and argument.
Use the left column as the table of contents.
These links are meant for teachers to use with their students, but you can pick up some excellent ideas here, too.
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I should have included this link, too: