Dr. King’s Letter From Birmingham Jail Find the one question for which you have a strong opinion and which you can answer with facts, direct quotations, and logic. Consider the central conflict in the work. How does it move the plot? How is the conflict resolved? What is the author saying about the human condition? Do you agree? Write one sentence that explains your opinion. Congratulations, you have a thesis. Write an essay from 1250 to 1750 words. Be clear and concise. Consider your audience. Use quotations. Offer consideration of counterargument and refutation.