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Writing a Conclusion


 The conclusion rounds out your composition. It concludes or ends your treatment of the subject. Since the conclusion is your last word to the audience, it is important that it reinforce the main idea of your composition.



Here are some ways of leaving a strong impression on your audience:


1.       Summarize the main idea of your composition.

2.       Make a final statement that is an outgrowth of the points made in the composition.

3.       Tell what can be learned from this idea that you have written about [without saying anything about your writing].

4.       Continue/finish out a metaphor begun earlier.

5.       *** So what?



Remember to broaden out the conclusion. Go from the specific to the general, from local to world.