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What is a good thesis statement for "Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros?

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To develop a thesis statement that will help you write an effective paper, choose a theme that engages you and that occupies an important role in the work. The thesis tells your reader what your interpretation will be; it is not a summary of the work. Your thesis need not be concerned with the primary theme of the story, but it should treat an idea or motif that occurs repeatedly. In addition, an effective thesis will be anchored in examples from within the work.

On one level, the story “Eleven” is about being eleven years old, but additionally, it is about the process of maturing, of becoming

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