The argument often seems somewhat repetitive, a trait which helps selective users of the book not to lose the thread
, but can seem tiring to readers of the whole work.
Unfortunately the inattentive reader can lose the thread
of the author's thesis due to the sometimes-Baroque prose, long chapters, and digressions.
He noted a strange and repeated tendency on the part of the American Left to lose the thread
of continuity from one generation to the next, such that each new generation feels impelled to reinvent the entire political tradition.
* Though Baruch Kimmerling begins his essay by positing an exceptionally deep obsession with martyrdom in the Israeli psyche, he seems to lose the thread
of his own thesis in the lengthy disquisition on Israeli exploitation of the Holocaust that follows ["Israel's Culture of Martyrdom," Jan.
Like most soap operas the plot of this one has obscure twists and turns and unless you are a devotee it is easy to lose the thread
just love to see visitors do a double-take when they spot it and then lose the thread
of their conversation.
Looking carefully to Jalbert's argument, one finds so many fine distinctions between the validity of his conclusions and the bias of his opponent's that we often lose the thread
Each version is captivating, yet the unabridged edition is sometimes weighed down with minutia in the depiction of each agonizing step, to the point where inattentive listeners may lose the thread
of thought from beginning to end of a segment.
(A paragraph on religion on page 17 is virtually identical to one on pages 6-7.) While the main developments in Heraclius' military strategies are clear, other themes, such as his religious policy, are fragmented between chapters and the reader can lose the thread
of the story.