Paragraphs and Propositions

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Abstract

Inspired by by Wayne Booth (co-author of The Craft of Research) and Oliver Senior (author of How to Draw Hands), Thomas Basbøll argues that composition is the coordination of words and ideas, paragraphs and propositions, sentences and the state of things. As such, paragraphs in academic writing form a particular picture of ‘the facts’ in order for which to make sense, potential readers must be able to imagine.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date15 Apr 2021
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherThe London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE
Publication statusPublished - 15 Apr 2021

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