In order to have a clear conception of the difference between the topic sentences and thesis statements, their purposes needs to be established.
The topic sentences and thesis statements are two very important but distinct parts of a well-written essay, term paper, research paper or just about any other academic writing. There are some students that still have trouble know the difference between the two, however, and as a result their papers can suffer tremendously. Here are the differences between these two types of statements:
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A vital aspect of academic writing is that it should have proper format and technique. All colleges, Universities and higher education programs require the students to submit writing projects. Thus, understanding the differences between a topic sentence and a thesis statement in inevitable.