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Book: Understanding the Paragraph and Paragraphing

Chapter: Paragraphs and Paragraphing: An Overview of the Issues

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.27365


This chapter sets the stage for what follows, by highlighting areas of tension and uncertainty about the identity, purpose, and pedagogical treatment of the paragraph and paragraphing. The overview reviews, in brief, a range of theories and ideas which are taken up and analyzed one by one in more detail throughout the book.

Chapter Contributors

  • Iain McGee ( - imcgee) 'University of Nizwa'