Multiple New to Theme

Often academic paragraphs use a variation of Patterns 1 and 2 to develop their paragraphs. This is where more than one idea in a sentence may be elaborated and developed across following sentences.

Variation 1. Multiple New to Themes

One variation is when parts of information or a complex idea given in the New of an early sentence are developed separately in a number of Themes in following sentences. This is common in introductory paragraphs of a text.

New 1 to Themes 2, 3, 4
new 1 to multiple themes

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