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Drawing upon what you learn from any literature review reading, briefly explain the purpose of a literature review. Is the literature review important to sound research or simply a formality? Why?

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A literature review is not just a formality, but a very important element of the overall research paper. It is a section which is completely different from the rest of the paper because it contains the synopsis of the work done by other researchers in the research area covered in the paper. The main purpose of adding a literature review is to enhance the credibility of the research paper by highlighting notable work on the same topic by other eminent researchers. The literature review adds credible facts to the analysis of the research paper and ...

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Discusses the purpose of literature reviews.