Woven baskets characterized by a particular distinctive pattern have previously been found only in the immediate vicinity of the prehistoric village of Palea and therefore were believed to have been made only by the Palean people. Recently, however, archa

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Woven baskets characterized by a particular distinctive pattern have previously been found only in the immediate vicinity of the prehistoric village of Palea and therefore were believed to have been made only by the Palean people. Recently, however, archaeologists discovered such a "Palean" basket in Lithos, an ancient village across the Brim River from Palea. The Brim River is very deep and broad, and so the ancient Paleans could have crossed it only by boat, and no Palean boats have been found. Thus it follows that the so-called Palean baskets were not uniquely Palean.

Write a response in which you discuss what specific evidence is needed to evaluate the argument and explain how the evidence would weaken or strengthen the argument.

The argument states that it was previously thought that a kind of woven basket was attributed to the prehistoric village of Palau. Although after finding a similar basket in Lithos village, it is now believed that the basket was unique to palean people. This argument engages in several logical fallacies and unsound reasoning. And fails to present enough factual evidence to be a truly compelling argument.

First, the absence of of palean boats does not mean that people didn’t own them. Since through history they may have been decomposed in nature or moved to other places,leaving no vestige of themselves. Furthermore, the possibility remains that the people of Lithos possessed boats and other means of transportation and were able to crossed the river.Thus taking the baskets with themselves to their village, through buying or just borrowing.Hence evidence is not enough to decide assuredly whether there was any boat or not.

Second, baskets could have been displaced just by natural processes. such as floods, heavy storms and etc. How do we know that people have dislocated them or say unarguably that lithos people wove those baskets themselves? Additionally, we do not know precisely that what was the depth of the river in the past, maybe it was too shallow that the inhabitants could cross by foot, therefore facilitating the transaction of everything including the baskets between people. So without accounting for this and other probable scenarios the author cannot conclude doubtlessly.

Third, the archeological changes of the place may not be completely discovered by the scientist. It is quite viable that both villages have been previously just one. Since they belong too prehistoric period, it could possible that through many natural progression, earth quakes or appearance of a river through, it has been divided into two parts and then recognized as two separate villages by the archeologists, this assumption if true can render the conclusion of the argument void.

In summary, although the article may be correct. But it lacks seriously in reasoning and persuasiveness. Without complete study and investigation of the regions by scientists and providing sufficient valid data the assumptions of the argument are deeply flawed.

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Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, first, furthermore, hence, if, may, second, so, then, therefore, third, thus, as to, in summary, kind of, such as

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 18.0 19.6327345309 92% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 8.0 12.9520958084 62% => OK
Conjunction : 16.0 11.1786427146 143% => OK
Relative clauses : 11.0 13.6137724551 81% => OK
Pronoun: 32.0 28.8173652695 111% => OK
Preposition: 46.0 55.5748502994 83% => OK
Nominalization: 13.0 16.3942115768 79% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1907.0 2260.96107784 84% => OK
No of words: 357.0 441.139720559 81% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.34173669468 5.12650576532 104% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.34677393335 4.56307096286 95% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.96707551321 2.78398813304 107% => OK
Unique words: 207.0 204.123752495 101% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.579831932773 0.468620217663 124% => OK
syllable_count: 581.4 705.55239521 82% => 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: 4.0 8.76447105788 46% => OK
Subordination: 4.0 2.70958083832 148% => OK
Conjunction: 2.0 1.67365269461 119% => OK
Preposition: 5.0 4.22255489022 118% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 16.0 19.7664670659 81% => 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: 22.0 22.8473053892 96% => OK
Sentence length SD: 102.152287511 57.8364921388 177% => OK
Chars per sentence: 119.1875 119.503703932 100% => OK
Words per sentence: 22.3125 23.324526521 96% => OK
Discourse Markers: 7.375 5.70786347227 129% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 5.15768463074 97% => OK
Language errors: 12.0 5.25449101796 228% => Less language errors wanted.
Sentences with positive sentiment : 2.0 8.20758483034 24% => More positive sentences wanted.
Sentences with negative sentiment : 7.0 6.88822355289 102% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 7.0 4.67664670659 150% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.181027409237 0.218282227539 83% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.053674377937 0.0743258471296 72% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0616037724646 0.0701772020484 88% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0892574030485 0.128457276422 69% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0479264220689 0.0628817314937 76% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 14.9 14.3799401198 104% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 49.15 48.3550499002 102% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.1628742515 123% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.9 12.197005988 98% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 13.99 12.5979740519 111% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 9.24 8.32208582834 111% => OK
difficult_words: 102.0 98.500998004 104% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 8.0 12.3882235529 65% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.8 11.1389221557 97% => OK
text_standard: 11.0 11.9071856287 92% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 66.67 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 4.0 Out of 6
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Attribute Value Ideal
Final score: 4.5 out of 6
Category: Good Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 0 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 0 2
No. of Sentences: 15 15
No. of Words: 361 350
No. of Characters: 1858 1500
No. of Different Words: 210 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.359 4.7
Average Word Length: 5.147 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.776 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 142 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 107 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 68 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 51 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 24.067 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 20.018 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.6 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.294 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.294 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.094 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 1 5