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Connect: Topic Chains

Your readers will find it easier to follow writing in which the topics of the sentences remain relatively consistent and linked together in a chain. Examine your writing for unexpected topic switches. Although sentences with active voice verbs are generally preferred to those with passive voice, the passive voice is used to good effect to avoid a topic switch.
  Draft    I have lived all my life in Brooklyn, New York. Park Slope is a neighborhood that has many different ethnic cultures. Harmony exists among the people, even though it does not in many other Brooklyn neighborhoods. Many articles in the press have praised the Slope for its ethnic variety.
  Revised    Many different ethnic cultures flourish in Park Slope, Brooklyn, where I have lived all my life. These different cultures live together harmoniously, even though they do not in many other Brooklyn neighborhoods. In fact, the ethnic harmony of the Slope has often been praised in the press.

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