Some essays, especially five-paragraph essays written for academic assignments or as part of a standardized test, more or less you to include a thesis statement as part of the opening paragraph.
Generally, thesis statements are included at or near the end of the first paragraph, though there are no hard and fast rules about where, specifically, thesis statements must be.
The public was outraged by the stories of waste meat being canned as wholesome meat, workers falling into vats and being processed as lard, and dead animals being processed when the inspectors weren’t looking....
“In spite of his being featured in the Sunday New York Times," she wrote of Alinsky, "and living a comfortable, expenses-paid life, he considers himself a revolutionary. In a very important way he is. If the ideals Alinsky espouses were actualized, the result would be social revolution. Ironically, this is not a disjunctive projection if considered in the tradition of Western democratic theory. In the first chapter it was pointed out that Alinsky is regarded by many as the proponent of a dangerous socio/political philosophy. As such, he has been feared — just as Eugene Debs or Walt Whitman or Martin Luther King has been feared, because each embraced the most radical of political faiths — democracy.”
The Jungle is an American classic because of the role in took place in the Food and Drug Administration and made a difference to all the workers who worked in the meat packing industry.
Through the story around the life and family of Jurgis Rudjus, a Lithuanian immigrant who comes to America with the belief to change their life and live in a better condition, Sinclair expresses that “The Jungle” is a symbol of capitalism....
People I saw within up to the eyebrows..."
9th Circle - Ugolino and Ruggieri
Ruggieri locks Ugolino and sons in Hunger Tower in Pisa
Ugolino forced to eat Ruggieri's brains
"...If my words be seed that may bear fruit of infamy to the traitor whom I gnaw, speaking and weeping shalt thou see together."
Imagery used to:
show the depth of hardship the two travel through
the worse it gets, the closer they get to redemption
Thesis Statement 2
Inferno from The Divine Comedy
, Dante Alighieri uses
to show his poetic justice by employing his discernment of punishment, proving that "Justice incited my sublime Creator."
Suicide Trees in 7th Circle
Hell has no mercy
Dante shows he's not merciful
Feels no remorse when pulling off a piece of the tree
Gluttonous in 3rd Circle
No room for the gluttonous in Heaven
Dante's discernment of the lazy
Dante makes the lazy wallow like pigs in the mud
Wrathful/Sullen in 5th Circle
Dante's belief: sullen drown in Hell and wrathful fight
Dante had no mercy for the sullen and mad
Pope Celestine V
Dante believed this Pope to be a coward
Allusion to Dante's present time
"I saw and recognized the shade of him who by his cowardice made the great refusal."
Francesca de Rimini
Francesca placed in Circle 2 with her lover, Paolo
Francesca married to Giovanni Malatesta, had affair for 10 years
Allusion to 13th Century
Jacopo da Sant' Andrea
Allusion to 1239
Jacopo killed himself - Ezzelino da Ramono III
All allusions to justify Dante's poetic justice
Showing his power over others through writing poetry
"Wedged in the slime, they say: ‘We had been sullen in the sweet air that’s gladdened by the sun;
we bore the mist of sluggishness in us."
Shows Dante's 'You get what you give' attitude
Shows his justice in punishment from not enjoying life; sit forever in sluggishness
"So did the never-ending heat descend; with this, the sand was kindled just as tinder on meeting flint will flame – doubling the pain."
Raining fire, blasphemy worst kind of violence, so they receive worst kind of violence
Shows poetic justice of those violent towards God
Unable to do what you say you can
"They had their faces twisted towards their haunches and found it necessary to walk backward, because they could not see ahead of them."
Instead of seeing into the future like they claim, see backwards
Justification of crime against people
Together letus explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, andencourage the arts and commerce.
Let both sides unite to heed, in all corners of the earth, the command of Isaiah -- to"undo the heavy burdens, and [to] let the oppressed go free."
And, if a beachhead of cooperation may push back the jungle of suspicion, let both sidesjoin in creating a new endeavor -- not a new balance of power, but a new world of law --where the strong are just, and the weak secure, and the peace preserved.
All this will not be finished in the first one hundred days.
One or two well-mapped paths are better than an impenetrable jungle.Formulate the central problem or question you wish to address at the beginning of your paper, and keep it in mind at all times.
“The Jungle” describes the terrible conditions of a Lithuanian family that moved to the US, and had to work, live, and die for the food companies in Chicago.