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What is Abuse of Power?

Question: What do I want to know?

Pre-writing strategies for narrowing your topic and writing a strong thesis statement:

1) Brainstorm by answering these questions:

What do you want to know? What are your interests? What do you wonder about those topics?

What do you want your essay to accomplish? How well does this topic fit the assignment? Why does this matter? Why do you believe what you do about the topic?

What are the different facets to this topic? Who are the parties involved?

2) Brainstorm some more. . .

I wonder if...

Is it possible...

What would happen if...

What does the future hold for...

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