Can you help me write the conclusion for my essay on Romeo and Juliet? It is about how Romeo's and Juliet's tragic deaths have been blessings in disguise.  

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In its essence, a conclusion to an essay is a summation of the main points of the thesis, so it should contain the main arguments that the student has made about how the deaths of Romeo and Juliet have served a positive result in Verona.

[Without knowing what the student...

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In its essence, a conclusion to an essay is a summation of the main points of the thesis, so it should contain the main arguments that the student has made about how the deaths of Romeo and Juliet have served a positive result in Verona.

[Without knowing what the student has written, only generalized points can be made here.] 
First of all, the conclusion to any essay serves two purposes:

  1. The conclusion reminds the reader of the main point of the essay. So, the student will want to restate the thesis (This can be done by rewording the thesis statement, but keeping the main point is essential.)
  2. The conclusion gives the reader a sense of finality.

The part that gives this finality to the essay is sometimes called the "clincher." There are two types of clinchers: 

  1. A reference to the "hook" or the "motivator" that is in the introduction
  2. An interesting statement

Perhaps, then, the second type--an interesting statement or observation--may be what the student could write in the conclusion. For example, an observation could be made about the tragic irony of the parents' attempts to prevent their children's interaction, which has brought about their unification--"a glooming peace"--as they end their feud because the future generation is gone.

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