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Discussion Section of Literature Reviews

Draw Conclusions

After restating the purpose and main themes, discuss how each of the themes is related to the

  • purpose and
  • problem.


In your discussion related to each theme, you should

  1. state your own conclusions based on the results and
  2. support your conclusions with literature and/or other sources that were not included in the results section of your paper.

All of this is leading toward you making recommendations and a final conclusion or conclusions.