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Lexical cohesion

In text, lexical cohesion is the result of chains of related words that contribute to the continuity of lexical meaning.

These lexical chains are a direct result of units of text being "­about the same thing,­" and finding text structure involves finding units of text that are about the same thing.

Academic prose


Lexical cohesion

CRAAP test

CRAAP stands for Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose.


The action of showing something to be right or reason­able.

Academic prose

Academic Prose Style is a style of writing that is produced by students, profes­sors, and invest­iga­tors.

Academic writing tends to be grounded in textual and empirical evidence.

Appeals to logos are privileged over appeals to ethos and pathos.


An explan­ation of contro­lling principles of opinion, belief, practice, or phenomena.


Hedging is a strategy that tries to limit risks in financial assets.

It uses financial instru­ments or market strategies to offset the risk of any adverse price movements.

Put another way, investors hedge one investment by making a trade in another.


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