A movie producer sent the following memo to the head of the movie studio.“We need to increase the funding for the movie Working Title by 10% in order to ensure a quality product. As you know, we are working with a first-time director, whose only previou

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A movie producer sent the following memo to the head of the movie studio.

“We need to increase the funding for the movie Working Title by 10% in order to ensure a quality product. As you know, we are working with a first-time director, whose only previous experience has been shooting commercials for a shampoo company. Since the advertising business is notoriously wasteful, it stands to reason that our director will expect to be able to shoot take after take, without concern for how much time is being spent on any one scene. In addition, while we have saved money by hiring relatively inexperienced assistant producers and directors, this savings in salary will undoubtedly translate to greater expenditures in paying the actors and unionized crew overtime for the extra hours they will spend on the set waiting for the assistant directors and producers to arrange things. If we don’t get this extra money, the movie is virtually assured to be a failure.”

Given the circumstances mentioned by movie producer, it might seem plausible to expand the budget of movie by 10%, but deep-down the producer seems to have made many assumptions, those if proved wrong, might make the decision to increase budget a futile attempt.

Firstly, the producer mentions that the director, "whose only previous experience has been shooting commercials for shampoo company (notoriously wasteful business)", will increase the cost of film-making. However, there are no any concrete evidence to bolster the assumption that the director will be wasteful, and his experience wil...

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 1, column 180, Rule ID: THIS_NNS[2]
Message: Did you mean 'this if' or 'those ifs'?
Suggestion: this if; those ifs
...er seems to have made many assumptions, those if proved wrong, might make the decision t...
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Line 3, column 233, Rule ID: NOW[2]
Message: Did you mean 'now' (=at this moment) instead of 'no' (negation)?
Suggestion: now
...cost of film-making. However, there are no any concrete evidence to bolster the as...
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Line 5, column 231, Rule ID: COMMA_PARENTHESIS_WHITESPACE
Message: Don't put a space before the full stop
Suggestion: .
...urs, as they would have to work overtime . However, the producer doesnt mention th...
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Line 5, column 256, Rule ID: EN_CONTRACTION_SPELLING
Message: Possible spelling mistake found
Suggestion: doesn't
...o work overtime . However, the producer doesnt mention the amount that should be paid ...
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Line 7, column 104, Rule ID: NOW[2]
Message: Did you mean 'now' (=at this moment) instead of 'no' (negation)?
Suggestion: now
...for film-making is undeniable, there is no any concrete evidence to bolster the fa...
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, finally, first, firstly, however, if, may, similarly, so, then, well

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 16.0 19.6327345309 81% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 23.0 12.9520958084 178% => OK
Conjunction : 11.0 11.1786427146 98% => OK
Relative clauses : 15.0 13.6137724551 110% => OK
Pronoun: 27.0 28.8173652695 94% => OK
Preposition: 46.0 55.5748502994 83% => OK
Nominalization: 9.0 16.3942115768 55% => More nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1980.0 2260.96107784 88% => OK
No of words: 376.0 441.139720559 85% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.26595744681 5.12650576532 103% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.40348946061 4.56307096286 97% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.88093701263 2.78398813304 103% => OK
Unique words: 192.0 204.123752495 94% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.510638297872 0.468620217663 109% => OK
syllable_count: 612.9 705.55239521 87% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59920159681 100% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 7.0 4.96107784431 141% => OK
Article: 5.0 8.76447105788 57% => OK
Subordination: 4.0 2.70958083832 148% => OK
Conjunction: 2.0 1.67365269461 119% => OK
Preposition: 2.0 4.22255489022 47% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 14.0 19.7664670659 71% => Need more sentences. Double check the format of sentences, make sure there is a space between two sentences, or have enough periods. And also check the lengths of sentences, maybe they are too long.
Sentence length: 26.0 22.8473053892 114% => OK
Sentence length SD: 71.1354263984 57.8364921388 123% => OK
Chars per sentence: 141.428571429 119.503703932 118% => OK
Words per sentence: 26.8571428571 23.324526521 115% => OK
Discourse Markers: 5.64285714286 5.70786347227 99% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 5.15768463074 97% => OK
Language errors: 5.0 5.25449101796 95% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 9.0 8.20758483034 110% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 2.0 6.88822355289 29% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 4.0 4.67664670659 86% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.161488690464 0.218282227539 74% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0540812774328 0.0743258471296 73% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0420267206288 0.0701772020484 60% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0933038311961 0.128457276422 73% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0341963384242 0.0628817314937 54% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 16.8 14.3799401198 117% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 45.09 48.3550499002 93% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.1628742515 123% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 13.4 12.197005988 110% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 13.58 12.5979740519 108% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.83 8.32208582834 106% => OK
difficult_words: 93.0 98.500998004 94% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 13.5 12.3882235529 109% => OK
gunning_fog: 12.4 11.1389221557 111% => OK
text_standard: 14.0 11.9071856287 118% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 75.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 4.5 Out of 6
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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: 15 15
No. of Words: 379 350
No. of Characters: 1905 1500
No. of Different Words: 174 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.412 4.7
Average Word Length: 5.026 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.731 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 143 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 111 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 88 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 37 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 25.267 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 10.933 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.6 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.369 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.608 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.14 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 5 5