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Purpose of this research description of characteristic and quality of braid item mind in paragraph Student Faculty of the Techniques University of Jambi. Research method applied is quantitative descriptive. Population of research of all student article paragraphs, the numbers 122. Sampling technique at random, group and proportional. From population is taken by 20% as the sample, gotten 24 paragraphs. Data analytical technique, the step: (1) seeking is frequency distribution according to braid characteristic item mind, (2) classification of distribution based on the quality, (3) percentage every element of characteristic and quality, and (4) presentation of result. Result of research shows there are 5 braid characteristic type item mind, that is because to effect (50%), comparison and contradiction (20,8%), definition of wide (12,5%), general to specific (8,3%), and specific to general (8,3%). Quality of first type, (enough: 334% and less: 166%); second (enough: 8,3% and less: 12,5); third (enough: 4,15% and less: 8,3%), fourth (enough: 4,15% and less: 4,15%); and specificl to general (enough:8,3%).
Keywords: characteristic, quality, braid, item mind, paragraph