The author discusses how patterns of killing reveal information that can help mental- health professionals identify and treat potential killers before they commit crimes in the article.

The author discusses how patterns of killing reveal information that can help mental- health professionals identify and treat potential killers before they commit crimes in the article.

she author emphasizes both the difficulty while the desirability of approaching homicide as a threat to public health that, like disease, can be treated with preventive care.

in the book, The Exploits for the Incomparable Mulla Nasrudin, Sufi writer Idries Shad, in a parable about fate, writes about the many culprits of murder:

“What is Fate?” Nasrudin was asked by a scholar.
“an succession that is endless of events, each influencing the other.”
“That is hardly a satisfactory answer. I believe in cause and effect.”
“Very well,” said the Mulla, “look at that.” He pointed to a procession passing in the pub.
“That man has been taken up to be hanged. Is that because someone gave him a silver piece and enabled him to purchase the knife with which the murder was committed by him; or because someone saw him do it; or because nobody stopped him?” 12

The writer decided to conclude the content using this anecdote. She might have developed an interpretation, but this would have spoiled the dramatic value for your reader. The purpose of using an anecdote is always to make your point with subtlety, so resist the temptation to interpret. Bear in mind three guidelines when selecting an anecdote: it ought to be prepared for (the reader needs to have most of the given information needed seriously to understand), it must provoke the reader’s interest, and it shouldn’t be so obscure as to be unintelligible.

A concluding that is favorite is the quotation – the text of a famous person or an authority on the go upon which you are writing the objective of quoting another is to link your work to theirs, thereby gaining for the work authority and credibility. […]