Fine-Tuning Your Thesis to Build a Strong Outline
Adapted from the Pocket Wadsworth Handbook
Tentative Thesis Statement (rough, vague)
These musicians were very popular and made good music.
Final Thesis Statement (more precise)
Although both musicians/composers contributed a great deal to the music world, their journeys are vastly different. While Beethoven suffered in silence, Elton John has had to face other struggles in his personal and professional life.
Tentative Outline Based on Final Thesis Statement