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Essay Construction - conclusions

Essay Construction

Conclusion

Your conclusion should repeat/use the key words of the question. See: Essay writing LibGuide

Your conclusion should not introduce new information. See: Essay writing LibGuide

Your conclusion should not introduce new evidence. See: Essay writing LibGuide

A conclusion usually does not need references. A conclusion is a summary of previously presented evidence. See: Essay writing

Your conclusion does not confirm your thesis statement/position. See: Essay writing

Your conclusion does not summarise the arguments you presented in each paragraph. See: Essay writing

Your conclusion is too short. A conclusion should represent about 10% of an essay.

Your conclusion is too long. A conclusion should represent about 10% of an essay.

Your conclusion does not relate back to the question. See: Essay writing

 You have not summarised the arguments developed in the body of your essay in your conclusion. See: Essay writing

Your conclusion has restated your thesis, summarised each argument in your essay and linked back to the question. Well done.

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