Chapter 9: Towards the Well-Researched Paper


Your conclusion is where you bring everything together in a way that would not have been possible in your introduction. As you know, you should not simply repeat the points you have already made. The reader has just finished reading those points; if you make them again more concisely immediately after you have made them in depth, the reader will see only repetition, not development. However, you can, in your conclusion, provide a “This is where it all comes together” moment. This is where the completed puzzle appears in all its glory, and you state its implications succinctly.

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