One of the most daunting assignments students receive is writing a thesis paper. This assignment typically accounts for a significant portion of the course grade and call for the student to adhere to a fairly strict style.
Actually, an assignment to write a thesis paper should not be intimidating. The fact that thesis papers have a formal structure, and one of the key components to writing the paper is understanding the parts of a thesis paper. The flow of a thesis paper goes from general to very specific and then back to general. Each part of the thesis paper plays a crucial element in the flow and provides the writer with a roadmap.
Here are the common components of the thesis paper and their role: Continue reading