The structure of the narrative literature review is important in allowing the reader to follow your train of thought and decide how the review of literature will contribute towards future research.
Remember that a literature review is not simply a list of the items you have read and evaluated, you will need to analyse the information you have identified.
A literature review is like any other paper which you will write at university - an introduction, a main body and a conclusion are required.
Please note, for systematic literature reviews you can find guidelines and published reviews via the Systematic Reviews tab of this guide.
In the Introduction
In the Body
In the Conclusion
The basic idea of the review is to tell your readers: