Get out a piece of paper and make a list of all the different topics that fit the purpose of your essay.
It is also intended to capture the reader's attention and interest.
An example of an analytical thesis statement: An analysis of the loan application process for citizens of third world countries reveals one major obstacle: applicants must already have money in order to qualify for a loan.
An example of an argumentative (persuasive) thesis statement: Instead of sending tax money overseas to buoy struggling governments and economies, U. residents should be offered tax incentives for donating to companies that provide micro loans directly to the citizens of third world countries.
If you've already selected an essay topic, and developed an outline or diagram, you now can decide what points you want to communicate through your essay. The first component is the topic, and the second is the point(s) of the essay.
The following is an example of an expository (explanatory) thesis statement: The life of a child raised in Pena Blanca is characterized by little playing, a lot of hard work and extreme poverty.