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what difference in the effect of expression that adversative words make with varying positions in a clause?

I read from Hammer's Grammar that such adversative particles as 'aber', 'doch', 'jedoch' will produce different effects of expression with varying positions in a clause; for example: (i) er ...
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What type of information structure does “dann aber” signal in this sentence?

Das gelingt ihm auch anfangs; dann aber wird er in einen regelrechten Kampf verwickelt. I cannot decide whether aber denotes a turn of event development or a direct contrast between the ...
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is the pragmatic usage of 'jedoch' restricted to qualification?

I read from Farrell's Dictionary of German Synonyms that jedoch is only used to qualify a preceding absolute statement; however, this seems unsupported by the following example I read in Duden: ...