Unformatted text preview: • Put referring words such as another, that, this towards to beginning of sentences • Coherence depends on how all the sentences cumulatively begin • Coherence is like the way all the pieces of a puzzle add up into a picture • Readers like subjects/characters as the topics of the sentence • Questions to keep in mind:-Do the first few clauses of each sentence relate to the same small set of ideas?-Could the reader see how they are related?-Are the most important characters named (whether real or abstract)? • Find the subjects quickly • Get to the subject quickly and avoid metadiscourses • Vary how you begin your sentences to avoid monotony- However, don’t change the topics too much • Depend more on the logistical flow than using too many conjunctions...
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course AS&RC 100 taught by Professor Blacksher,beverly during the Spring '08 term at Cornell.
- Spring '08