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Cohesion

Along with sentence / paragraph connectors, paragraph unity / cohesion is also developed through:

  • repitition of key words and associated synonyms within the paragraph and following paragraphs.
  • substituting pronouns for key words.

Be aware that these cohesive devices should be used sparingly to avoid repetition.

Click on the 3 linking words in the following paragraph. The other cohesive devices will also be highlighted.

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