In any field of endeavor, it is impossible to make a significant contribution without first being strongly influenced by past achievements within that field.

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In any field of endeavor, it is impossible to make a significant contribution without first being strongly influenced by past achievements within that field.

The statement links the significant contribution made to a field with the influcence of the past achievement within that field on that contribution. There has been no point in history where the lived lives of humans have changed more dramatically. The scientific discoveries have made the world a smaller place. With the advent of internet, it has become easier to share the information around the globe. It has allowed scientist to share their work and collaborate on the large scale. Which has, in turn, facilitated the people working in the field of science to make significant contributions to the field.

To make significant contribution one certainly needs to influnced by the past achievements in the field. Consider the example of Andrew Wiles and Fermat's last theorem. Fermat stated his famous theorem without giving any proof 300 years ago. This theorem became known as the Fermat's last theorem. This problem had since then become the holy grail of mathematics. A million dollar prize was announced to anyone who presents the correct proof of the theorem. People had been trying their luck to the one of the toughest problem in the modern mathematics. It is only in the later half of the 20th century, a british mathematician, Andrew Wiles was able to come up with a proof. He had been working on this probelm for last seven years. He had to browse through all the mathematics that had been developed over the past 300 years. He had to analyse the attempts that people had made earlier and find out where exactly they had gone wrong to get a hint towards the correct proof. He was heavily influenced by the past progress that had been made within the field by others. It is very less likely they he would have come up with the proof out of the blue.

However, it is not always necessary that the significant contribution can come only after one is strongly influnced by the previous achievement. It may also be possible that experts of the field are missing something very obvious in order to solve the probelm. An outsider in the field will not have any prejudice towards using different approaches or methods. He may have a better luck at solving the problems. For example, the structure of DNA had puzzled the biologist for several years. People were proposing different models to explain the data obtained form the experiments. In the end, it was a physicist, who was able to construct the correct model that satisfied all the experimental tests. Since than his model is the most widely accpted as the correct DNA model also known as double helix model. This exampel gives us the most hope in the possiblility that it is always possible to make significant contribution without being influence by the past achievemnets.

The scientific discoveries have always been a part of human lives. Given the history of human race, there will be no limit to tthe number of problems available, both old and new. There is no need for one to refrain himself from learnig from other's mistakes, but rather this oppurtuinity should be embrace to solve the problem and move towads the better future. Except sometimes, when an outsider's approach can also lead to a satisfacotry result.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, however, if, may, so, then, for example

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 24.0 19.5258426966 123% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 9.0 12.4196629213 72% => OK
Conjunction : 7.0 14.8657303371 47% => More conjunction wanted.
Relative clauses : 15.0 11.3162921348 133% => OK
Pronoun: 36.0 33.0505617978 109% => OK
Preposition: 80.0 58.6224719101 136% => OK
Nominalization: 12.0 12.9106741573 93% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2650.0 2235.4752809 119% => OK
No of words: 544.0 442.535393258 123% => OK
Chars per words: 4.87132352941 5.05705443957 96% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.82947280553 4.55969084622 106% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.67559930469 2.79657885939 96% => OK
Unique words: 264.0 215.323595506 123% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.485294117647 0.4932671777 98% => OK
syllable_count: 819.9 704.065955056 116% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.59117977528 94% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 15.0 6.24550561798 240% => Less pronouns wanted as sentence beginning.
Article: 7.0 4.99550561798 140% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 3.10617977528 64% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.77640449438 56% => OK
Preposition: 6.0 4.38483146067 137% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 32.0 20.2370786517 158% => OK
Sentence length: 17.0 23.0359550562 74% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 32.1601825827 60.3974514979 53% => The essay contains lots of sentences with the similar length. More sentence varieties wanted.
Chars per sentence: 82.8125 118.986275619 70% => OK
Words per sentence: 17.0 23.4991977007 72% => OK
Discourse Markers: 1.5625 5.21951772744 30% => More transition words/phrases wanted.
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.97078651685 80% => OK
Language errors: 5.0 7.80617977528 64% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 13.0 10.2758426966 127% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 7.0 5.13820224719 136% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 12.0 4.83258426966 248% => Less facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.248627230216 0.243740707755 102% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0620891611133 0.0831039109588 75% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.110115651756 0.0758088955206 145% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.150169932827 0.150359130593 100% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0849523239772 0.0667264976115 127% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 10.0 14.1392134831 71% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 62.68 48.8420337079 128% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 8.7 12.1743820225 71% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 10.67 12.1639044944 88% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.93 8.38706741573 95% => OK
difficult_words: 119.0 100.480337079 118% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 9.0 11.8971910112 76% => OK
gunning_fog: 8.8 11.2143820225 78% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.7820224719 76% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Better to have 5/6 paragraphs with 3/4 arguments. And try always support/against one side but compare two sides, like this:

para 1: introduction
para 2: reason 1. address both of the views presented for reason 1
para 3: reason 2. address both of the views presented for reason 2
para 4: reason 3. address both of the views presented for reason 3
para 5: reason 4. address both of the views presented for reason 4 (optional)
para 6: conclusion.


Rates: 50.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.0 Out of 6
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