Option Choice Thesis Statement Civilization and primal instincts conflict Topic sentence: Civilization now defines every aspect of the human life Quotes: ¦But if you conceal this body youre setting yourself up for murder charge. That much law I do know (Dickey, 125). The impression forces itself upon one that men measure by false standards, that everyone seeks power, success, riches for himself and admires others who attain them, while undervaluing the truly precious things in life. (Freud, Strachey and Gay, 7) Topic sentence: Men will always tend to protect their ladies and parent will always try their best to protect and avenge their children and loved ones. Quotes: ¦for enough breath to live on from second to second. There was nothing je could do, but as he looked at the blood on my chest and under my throat (Dickey, 113).