a formal and lengthy research paper advancing a new point of view -- usually a requirement for an advanced academic degree
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan’s undergraduate thesis was a detailed history of the rise and fall of New York’s Socialist Party in the early 20th Century.
Justice Kagan’s undergraduate thesis concluded: "The story is a sad but also a chastening one for those who, more than half a century after socialism’s decline, still wish to change America. American radicals cannot afford to become their own worst enemies. In unity lies their only hope."
...they wouldn’t count toward my MFA thesis.
Sandra Cisneros -- The House on Mango Street
In this thesis, I hope to explore the history of clothing.