Last Sentence Of An Essay
Example 1: As a result, the colonists willingly gave up their oppressed lives in England, in order to live freely in a new land that was completely unfamiliar to them.
There are several ways in which the concluding sentence in this example can be written.
Let's look at an example paragraph, and how a concluding sentence would be written for it: Early colonists came to the New World in order to gain freedom from the harsh reign of the English monarchy.
Not only did the colonists desire freedom from the king's taxation system, but they also wanted to break away from the intolerance that kept them from worshiping freely in England.
With descriptive paragraphs, the concluding sentence helps to tie everything together by emphasizing details from the topic sentence, using different wording and summing up supporting facts.
When writing a concluding sentence for the compare and contrast paragraph, you will want to restate both topics by pointing out the various similarities and differences that were discussed.