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Purposes and patterns of organisation

You have to think about organising your thesis at many levels. From the overall structure of your thesis to the micro-level structure of sentences within paragraphs, considering the patterns and the purposes of organisation is very important if you want to get your message across clearly.

This section covers topics ranging from the organisation of paragraphs, to the flow that can be generated by effective linking strategies. Sometimes before you go deeply into a subject, you need to define your topic. And sometimes the content of what you have to say lends itself more to being listed in bullet point form than being written out in full.

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