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After moving from general to specific information in the introduction and body paragraphs, your conclusion should begin pulling back into more general information that restates the main points of your argument.
Conclusions may also call for action or overview future possible research. Don't try to bring in new points or end with a whiz bang(!
Your structure needs to be flexible enough to meet the requirements of your purpose and audience.
Conclusions wrap up what you have been discussing in your paper.Summary: These sections describe in detail the assignments students may complete when writing about literature.These sections also discuss different approaches (literary theory/criticism) students may use to write about literature.However, students can avoid the discomfort often associated with essay writing by understanding some common genres.Before delving into its various genres, let’s begin with a basic definition of the essay.This resource lists all of the sample papers found on the Purdue OWL.Please click on the link to view or download the media file.Example: Loose: “Characters in this novel spend time a great deal of time looking at each other, and an examination of those gazes can give us great insight into the characters." Problems: Tighter: “When the protagonist turns her gaze upon her former lover in their final meeting, it is her own fears, her emotional blindness, and her refusal to learn from the past that can be read in her eyes as she looks upon him." Solutions: A step beyond the teacher’s assignment Some may tell you that a good paper rephrases a writing prompt as a statement rather than a question. Instructors want to see evidence that you have read the work in question with enough seriousness to reply to the prompts given in your own way.Remember: If an answer seems obvious, keep digging.This resource begins with a general description of essay writing and moves to a discussion of common essay genres students may encounter across the curriculum.The four genres of essays (description, narration, exposition, and argumentation) are common paper assignments you may encounter in your writing classes.