Posted by ronell-smith
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One of my most memorable interactions in college took place in English 202, when my professor would have us come to the front of the class and share with him (while seated in a chair right beside his desk) what our thesis was for the assignment we’d be working on for the first half of the semester.
In nearly every case, my thesis was too long, something my professor had no truck with.
“Smith,” he’d say, “if you cannot explain it in a sentence, you don’t understand it clearly.”
I’d always walk away wondering how >> READ MORE <<