By Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers
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A conclusion should remind readers of the essay’s main idea without repeating it. Often the concluding paragraph can be relatively short. By the end of the essay, readers should already understand your main point; your conclusion drives it home and, perhaps, gives readers something larger to consider. In addition to echoing your main idea, a conclusion might • brieﬂy summarize your essay’s key points • propose a course of action • offer a recommendation • discuss the topic’s wider signiﬁcance or implications • pose a question for future study To conclude an essay analyzing the shifting roles of women in the military services, one student discusses her topic’s implications for society as a whole: 19 20 C3 Revising As the military continues to train women in jobs formerly reserved for men, our understanding of women’s roles in society will no doubt continue to change.
Employers can’t tell easily if employees are working or surfing the Web. B. Surveillance can create resentment among employees. 1. Web surfing can relieve stress, and restricting it can generate tension between managers and workers. 2. Enforcing Internet usage can seem arbitrary. IV. Surveillance may not increase employee productivity, and trust may benefit productivity. A. A company shouldn’t care how many hours salaried employees work as long as they get the job done. B. Casual Internet use can actually benefit companies.
When? Where? Why? and How? In addition to helping journalists get started, these questions ensure that they will not overlook an important fact. Whenever you are writing about events, whether current or historical, asking the journalist’s questions is one way to get started. One student, whose topic was the negative reaction in 1915 to D. W. Grifﬁth’s silent ﬁlm The Birth of a Nation, began exploring her topic with this set of questions: Who objected to the ﬁlm? What were the objections? When were the protests ﬁrst voiced?
A Writer's Reference by Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers