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March 22, 2010

March 22, 2010 - “should must ought needs to be”...

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ENGL11204P March 22, 2010
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INTRODUCTION Issue Statement of knowledge (=background) Knowledge deficit Research question Research site Thesis, as stated in it preliminary form; what are you going to prove Method BODY PARAGRAPH Arguments + evidence CONCLUSION The conclusion must be written with a clear “memory” of the introduction but, do not repeat the central elements of the introduction Instead, use the conclusion to confirm your thesis in strengthen form The introduction will advance your claim in its preliminary form. Therefore, the conclusion should advance your claim in the final form To do this: Refer to the Big Issue In particular, the conclusion should - confirm the main point of essay - confirm the knowledge deficit addressed in the essay In addition, the conclusion says: - refer to the essay’s limitations i.e. By pointing out 1 or more possible directions for future research Occasionally the conclusion of a research essay may make a “moral statement” or advance “moral imperative”
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Unformatted text preview: “should, must, ought, needs to be” Occasionally the conclusion of a research essay may call for a specific action or change of attitude or a change in the focus of the essays’ discipline CONCLUSION- often shorter than the introduction Usually confirm the KNOWLEDGE DEFICIT addressed in the essay Principle function of the conclusion: To CONFIRM the THESIS initially presented in the intro and proven in the body paragraph Remind the reader of any important findings in the body of the essay BIG ISSUE Must appear the in conclusion, because the BI gives meaning to the thesis Discuss the essay’s LIMITATIONS-Especially if you feel that you haven’t given something adequately-May identify questions for future research-The conclusion is the ONLY appropriate place for moral statements Ex. CONCLUSION: Restatement of the knowledge deficit Confirm and strengthened thesis Rhetorical call to action Big Issue...
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