Is it okay to start a sentence with "There is" especially when concluding a paragraph? Example:

There is a resemblance between the Flashlight song and my parents because they specifically serve as the light and warmth of every home.

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  • I've attempted to clarify your post, but I had to guess at what you meant. 'When concluding a paragraph' brings its own demands; 'There is' is often used to introduce a new point or focus, but the final sentence of a paragraph should rarely do that. – Edwin Ashworth Feb 12 '17 at 15:42
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    @EdwinAshworth I don't see why it couldn't also be used at the end, to express the conclusion. The paragraph could have been describing the Flashlight song, then conclude with this sentence. – Barmar Feb 13 '17 at 21:46
  • @Barmar My statement is sufficiently hedged to make yours at best superfluous. – Edwin Ashworth Feb 13 '17 at 23:37

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