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Discussion

The aim of the Discussion is to draw out the implications of your work and argue the significance of your findings. In this section you analyse your findings to work out what they really mean and how they support (or do not support) your hypotheses. In this way, the Discussion links back to the Introduction and reconsiders your aims and objectives.

The Discussion should contain short summaries of the main points of your findings, but should not repeat any of the details of your results or findings. You should also attempt to determine the significance of your results and compare them with the findings of previous researchers. Any surprising or unexpected findings need to be explained. You could also consider any limitations of your study.