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Table 4 Cohesive sequences

From: Causal relations on a cline of explicitness: an SFL perspective

Experiential congruency

Logical congruency

Textual congruency

Delicacy

Cohesive sequence

✔✔

X

X

X

(9) The traditional approach ignores the realities of history and material development. It has consistently failed.

✔✔

(10) The traditional approach ignores the realities of history and material development. Therefore, it has consistently failed.

✔✔

(11a) The traditional approach ignores the realities of history and material development. The result of this was that it has consistently failed.

✔X

(11b) The traditional approach ignores the realities of history and material development. The result of this was its consistent failure.