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Book: Academic Writing Step by Step

Chapter: The Explanatory Synthesis

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.24703


In this Unit, you will be able to see: ■■ How writers string together several Summaries to form an Explanatory Synthesis; ■■ What an Explanatory Synthesis looks like viewed “from above” as a macrostructure; ■■ What your role as a writer is in forming an Explanatory Synthesis.

Chapter Contributors

  • Christopher N Candlin ( - book-auth-6) 'Macquarie University'
  • Peter Crompton ( - book-auth-731) 'University of Sharjah'
  • Basil Hatim ( - book-auth-732) 'University of Sharjah'