Various combinations of Information Structure Patterns 1 and 2 are also possible in academic paragraphs.

In some paragraphs, both Patterns 1 and 2 are used across the paragraph. Pattern 1 may be dominant with progression of information across most Themes through the paragraph. At the same time, however, some Themes may develop an idea from a previous New.

Combination 1.
Theme to Theme
+ Multiple New to Theme
+ New to Theme
combinations of pattern 1 and 2
THEME 1 to 2, 4, 6.
NEW 1 to THEMES 2, 3.
NEW 4 to THEME 5.