What is a good thesis statement for the book Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson?

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If you are asking for a thesis statement, I am assuming you are going to be writing an essay.  I am going to make some suggestions for thesis statements that you could then develop into interesting essay topics.  I hope this is what you need and is helpful!

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If you are asking for a thesis statement, I am assuming you are going to be writing an essay.  I am going to make some suggestions for thesis statements that you could then develop into interesting essay topics.  I hope this is what you need and is helpful!

1.  Treasure Island is a bildungsroman, a coming-of-age story in which the protagonist goes on a journey filled with obstacles in order to reach a new level of maturity.  With this thesis statement, you could research the characteristics of a bildungsroman and discuss how Jim fulfills each one.  I am including a link below.

2.  Despite being the obvious antagonist of the novel, Long John Silver teaches Jim as much about leadership as Captain Smollett.  With this topic, you could compare and contrast the leadership styles of the two men and what each one teaches Jim.  I don't see Long John Silver as simply a bad guy, and I don't think Jim does either!

I hope that you find one of these topics interesting enough to work with.  Investigate the links below, and always feel free to post another question.

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