ERIC Number: EJ379882
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Critique: Length of Text and the Measurement of Cohesion.
Haswell, Richard H.
Research in the Teaching of English, v22 n4 p428-33 Dec 1988
Asserts that previous research in cohesion has mathematically adjusted the data in ways that assume a linear relation between text length and opportunities for writers to make cohesive ties; but, because cohesion is often redundant, that relation probably is not linear, giving an advantage to writers of longer essays. (MS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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