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Conclusions for Literature Reviews Here are two examples of conclusions with some strong elements to them. The first one does a good job of considering what further questions need to be researched in regards to the topic by acknowledging a gap in the research and a point of disagreement. The second one does a good job of pulling the main argument together (though perhaps it’s a bit too personally located and should be tied more to the findings of the research, as opposed to personal opinion or argument of the writer). The first one doesn’t really make an assertion about the value of continued research, while the second tries harder to show why research is essential to changing peoples’ perceptions of hackers (though again, this could be more explicitly stated). Remember that your conclusion should reiterate your main findings on the current state of knowledge on your topic and explain your conclusions about the “gap” you’ve found in the knowledge. What don’t we know? What questions remain? Why? It should also reflect on the significance of continued research on the topic. What do we stand to gain from filling that gap? Conclusion I: Research in the area of birth order effects lacks one comprehensive study that accounts for multiple variables. These multiple variables may include factors that could influence the development of a child’s personality and that may bias the study of that child’s personality. Variables that may influence the development of a child’s personality include: whether or not the child is born illegitimately, the socioeconomic status of the child, the mother’s age at the time the child was born, the child’s birth weight, the child’s race, the child’s gender, and the child’s age. Variables that may bias the study of a child’s
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2009 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Cornett during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.

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