Sample thesis statements are given on literatures about the struggle for identity. The literatures include:
It's Hard Enough Being Me by Anna Lisa Raya
Shiloh by Bobbie Ann Mason
Boys and Girls by Alice Munroe
On Amtrak from Boston to New York by Sherman Alexie
Rites of Passage by Sharon Olds
Possible thesis ideas include:
1. Both Alexie and Olds use their poetry and poetic conventions ...
Poetry about identity is modeled in terms of thesis statements.