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cogency, control, addressing the issue, and support), though it also includes grammar and style as secondary evaluative considerations.
On the one hand, we might ask about the cogency of the following protest: how dare the state restrict the religious freedom of those who grieve
However, only three of the five students made gains related to writing clarity and cogency.
It derives its internal cogency from its strict focus on the French Atlantic Bassin d'Arcachon as contested space.
Tony Benn spoke with great fluency and cogency,' Mr Bourne said.
His line of attack, like all good propaganda, has a beautiful simplicity and cogency to it; but it largely discounts the monumental factors of history, culture, gender, and psychology.
They were mirrored by a comparably fine cast in Il Trovatore, presented with greater dramatic cogency than usual by director Stephen Lawless in a production (jointly owned by Los Angeles Opera and Washington National Opera) whose four acts were presented as two.
If there are any doubts in relation to a potential witness, it is vital that you discuss this with your legal advisors so that they can test the cogency and credibility of this evidence.
However, Retat's achievements in tackling these works, and in discussing the more obscure aspects of Hugo's thought, are undermined by her difficulties in expressing her ideas with sufficient cogency.
Here we may be drawn to feature elements such as the following: often incomplete sentences combining with classic punctuation; the delightful and coherent use of parentheses, adding to the sense of rapid accumulation of perception; intensification, often adjectival or nominal; the use of italics, usually within parentheses, visually and notionally seductive; a conciseness and yet a sense of full, intense development; discretion, delicacy, and yet cogency in the elaboration, central to Chappuis, of a rapport a l'autre -- painting, landscape, presences of all kinds -- but a relationship centered on the other rather than on the manifest exploration, crucial though it may be, of the self's surfaces or circumstances.