1. The following appeared in a letter to the editor of a journal on environmental issues."Over the past year, the Crust Copper Company (CCC) has purchased over 10,000 square miles of land in the tropical nation of West Fredonia. Mining copper on this land

Essay topics: 1. The following appeared in a letter to the editor of a journal on environmental issues.

"Over the past year, the Crust Copper Company (CCC) has purchased over 10,000 square miles of land in the tropical nation of West Fredonia. Mining copper on this land will inevitably result in pollution and, since West Fredonia is the home of several endangered animal species, in environmental disaster. But such disasters can be prevented if consumers simply refuse to purchase products that are made with CCC's copper unless the company abandons its mining plans."

Write a response in which you examine the stated and/or unstated assumptions of the argument. Be sure to explain how the argument depends on these assumptions and what the implications are for the argument if the assumptions prove unwarranted.

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The journal on environmental issues has posited that the Crust Copper Company (CCC) buys a massive area in a tropical region where most of the species are in risk of environmental problems; since the mining process causes pollution, the people should boycott the CCC products, until the company abdicates it mining in this region. This letter and its rearing assumptions are shaky and skeptical and require further data to verify the validity of this letter and the effectiveness of its advice. In what follows, I would list the most doubtful surmise hold by the author in this letter.

The first issue with the letter is about the location of the place bought by CCC. There is no lucid and specifi ...

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 11, column 1, Rule ID: WHITESPACE_RULE
Message: Possible typo: you repeated a whitespace
Suggestion:
..., the letter is unfounded and faint.
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, besides, finally, first, furthermore, however, if, may, so, therefore, thus, in fact, of course, such as

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 29.0 19.6327345309 148% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 10.0 12.9520958084 77% => OK
Conjunction : 26.0 11.1786427146 233% => Less conjunction wanted
Relative clauses : 11.0 13.6137724551 81% => OK
Pronoun: 36.0 28.8173652695 125% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 79.0 55.5748502994 142% => OK
Nominalization: 23.0 16.3942115768 140% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 3025.0 2260.96107784 134% => OK
No of words: 601.0 441.139720559 136% => Less content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.03327787022 5.12650576532 98% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.95129289623 4.56307096286 109% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.75753191645 2.78398813304 99% => OK
Unique words: 258.0 204.123752495 126% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.42928452579 0.468620217663 92% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 952.2 705.55239521 135% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59920159681 100% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 6.0 4.96107784431 121% => OK
Article: 14.0 8.76447105788 160% => OK
Subordination: 4.0 2.70958083832 148% => OK
Conjunction: 3.0 1.67365269461 179% => OK
Preposition: 8.0 4.22255489022 189% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 25.0 19.7664670659 126% => OK
Sentence length: 24.0 22.8473053892 105% => OK
Sentence length SD: 66.451016546 57.8364921388 115% => OK
Chars per sentence: 121.0 119.503703932 101% => OK
Words per sentence: 24.04 23.324526521 103% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.4 5.70786347227 77% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 5.15768463074 97% => OK
Language errors: 1.0 5.25449101796 19% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 2.0 8.20758483034 24% => More positive sentences wanted.
Sentences with negative sentiment : 20.0 6.88822355289 290% => Less negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 3.0 4.67664670659 64% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.231552449501 0.218282227539 106% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0692743234188 0.0743258471296 93% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0435651347799 0.0701772020484 62% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.145797864703 0.128457276422 113% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0527281807444 0.0628817314937 84% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 14.3 14.3799401198 99% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 47.12 48.3550499002 97% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.1628742515 123% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 12.7 12.197005988 104% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.19 12.5979740519 97% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.48 8.32208582834 102% => OK
difficult_words: 139.0 98.500998004 141% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 18.5 12.3882235529 149% => OK
gunning_fog: 11.6 11.1389221557 104% => OK
text_standard: 13.0 11.9071856287 109% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Attribute Value Ideal
Final score: 5.0 out of 6
Category: Very Good Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 0 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 0 2
No. of Sentences: 25 15
No. of Words: 601 350
No. of Characters: 2948 1500
No. of Different Words: 248 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.951 4.7
Average Word Length: 4.905 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.668 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 225 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 149 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 98 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 65 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 24.04 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 11.076 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.4 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.302 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.496 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.077 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 5 5

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