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How to Write a Conclusion for a Paper

  The last few paragraphs of a paper are very important in
conveying the overall message.  This is the conclusion section.  
It is important to have a understanding of how to write a
conclusion for a paper (e.g., how to write a conclusion for a
research paper).     
   The paper conclusion should be more than a summary of the
ideas.  Writing a paper conclusion may be analogous to putting
the pieces of a jigsaw puzzle together.  You integrate the ideas
to make it easier for the reader to see the "big picture" that
reflects the ideas in the paper.  You can integrate the ideas by
providing general statements about the ideas.  What do the
ideas mean in the bigger picture?  What are the general
concepts that can be developed from the themes?   What is the
common denominator among the ideas?
  An effective conclusion section may help the reader to see
the true value of the ideas in the paper.  The reader may gain a
better understanding of how the paper may be exceptional and
unique.