After reading the stories:
"To Room Nineteen" by Doris Lessing.
"The Magic Barrel" by Bernard Malamud.
"The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.
"The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin.
Please write a one sentence thesis statement. One for each of the stories.
A one sentence statement that is used to "defend" and "prove" is called a thesis statement. Sample thesis statement: The color yellow in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper" symbolizes the decay, unhappiness, and instability of the main character who is not even given a name.
"To Room Nineteen"
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A possible thesis statement might be:
The woman in To Room Nineteen represents the struggle of all women during this time period in history and the oppression women felt from the men around them.
"The Magic ...
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