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Writing a Literature from the Purdue OWL:

"Literature reviews are designed to do two things: 1) give your readers an overview of sources you have explored while researching a particular topic or idea and 2) demonstrate how your research fits into the larger field of study"

A short overview:

Quoting vs. Paraphrasing: