Using Augustine, Dante, Camus, and Nietzsche as your foundation, What is truth? Post your thesis statement here. The assignment will count as extra credit and some of you need the points while the more prudent students will take advantage of it because it well help them write a stronger paper! Remember, the thesis is your stance on the subject you are writing about. In the model above, the author asks a question to their self. The answer is the thesis. More polished writers will not include the question in the opening of the paper but write something like “The Mississippi River plays a key role in Huckleberry Finn because…..” then add about three points that will prove this and be expanded on in the body of the paper.