Students are very often asked to write a descriptive essay about mother. In this essay type you have to use the kindest and warmest words to describe your mother’s character and what nice things she did to you. Your mother gave you life and took care of you during your first years of life (and she is still taking a great care). Use your heart to write such an essay.
Here are the first two paragraphs of George Orwell's classic essay, "Politics and the English Language" (1946). Which of these sentences would you say is or are the thesis statement of the essay which is to follow? Everything that follows in this essay, then, would have to be something that fits under the "umbrella" of that thesis statement.
31. Spot the mistakes in this essay
When you start with "In this essay...", you're showing the teacher that you don't know how to form a proper thesis, which is a dreadful way to open an essay.