When analysing the literature, consider the purpose of your literature review.
You need to take notes on the literature, and then analyse and interpret the content.
Organise the findings of your research into key concepts or particular themes.
Position your research question in the context of the literature you have read.
Synthesise the research material to identify similarities and differences, key relationships, controversies and weaknesses.
Demonstrate how your work contributes to the area of study and formulate questions for further research.
When writing up your Literature Review check to see if it has the following elements
(Denicolo, P. & Becker, L.M. 2012, Developing research proposals, p. 50)
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