The preposition here argues that the quality of learning suffers if the emphasis is more on grades rather than acquiring knowledge. The very basic purpose of any form of education is to facilitate the students with knowledge which can be further realized for betterment of the society and their own development. But in today’s world the education is becoming job oriented and good grades are the elementary qualifying requirements. Yes of course, it is true that the grades reflect the potential of a candidate but only good grades are touchstone to capability would be certainly wrong. The argument needs further analysis to come up with a conclusion.
At first, there are several junctures in the life of student where good grades are the deciding factors for pursuing education of their choice. Consider for example, the importance of the high school grades for a student who want to further his research on bio-technology. But since this research requires very unique and expensive paraphernalia only few top and government funded colleges possesses them. In order to secure a seat at those colleges’ grades are given more weightage than other elements. So, in this situation grades prove to be more helpful than anything.
On the contrary to that, studies have observed that students suppress their creativity when they are in pursuit of good grades. The reason behind this result is the process of following certain pattern of learning which decimates the creativity. To be innovative one has to think out of box, which in this case, might lead to loss of grades. For instance, Albert Einstein, in his early age was thought to be abnormal because he did not till age of 3. But one day when he spoke, while dinner, his parents were exhilarated. When they asked him the reason for not speaking till now, he said that he discovered everything to be perfect till now.
Having said that there are some stages where learning is more or less proportional to the grades. Early schools, for instance, reward infants for scoring good grades. These rewards encourage children to actively participate in studies, which is vital for the growth and development of brain.
In conclusion, the argument stands to be true at some stages while nullified at other. So, generalizing that good grades limit the quality of learning at all points of time would be justified. A piece meal approach of analyzing the situation is testimony to the aforementioned theory.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 3, column 307, Rule ID: VERY_UNIQUE
Message: Use simply 'unique'.
...ology. But since this research requires very unique and expensive paraphernalia only few to...
Line 3, column 352, Rule ID: MANY_NN
Message: Possible agreement error. The noun top seems to be countable; consider using: 'few tops'.
Suggestion: few tops
...unique and expensive paraphernalia only few top and government funded colleges possesse...
Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, first, if, so, while, as to, for example, for instance, in conclusion, of course, it is true, more or less, on the contrary
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 25.0 19.5258426966 128% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 4.0 12.4196629213 32% => OK
Conjunction : 10.0 14.8657303371 67% => OK
Relative clauses : 17.0 11.3162921348 150% => OK
Pronoun: 28.0 33.0505617978 85% => OK
Preposition: 60.0 58.6224719101 102% => OK
Nominalization: 15.0 12.9106741573 116% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2064.0 2235.4752809 92% => OK
No of words: 407.0 442.535393258 92% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.07125307125 5.05705443957 100% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.49157444576 4.55969084622 99% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.79899278417 2.79657885939 100% => OK
Unique words: 221.0 215.323595506 103% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.542997542998 0.4932671777 110% => OK
syllable_count: 648.0 704.065955056 92% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59117977528 101% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 4.0 6.24550561798 64% => OK
Article: 7.0 4.99550561798 140% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 3.10617977528 64% => OK
Conjunction: 3.0 1.77640449438 169% => OK
Preposition: 7.0 4.38483146067 160% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 22.0 20.2370786517 109% => OK
Sentence length: 18.0 23.0359550562 78% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 28.9319877878 60.3974514979 48% => The essay contains lots of sentences with the similar length. More sentence varieties wanted.
Chars per sentence: 93.8181818182 118.986275619 79% => OK
Words per sentence: 18.5 23.4991977007 79% => OK
Discourse Markers: 5.81818181818 5.21951772744 111% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 7.80617977528 26% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 16.0 10.2758426966 156% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 2.0 5.13820224719 39% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 4.0 4.83258426966 83% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.187172463168 0.243740707755 77% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0536983835099 0.0831039109588 65% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0415642116978 0.0758088955206 55% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.1073863558 0.150359130593 71% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0137818266765 0.0667264976115 21% => Paragraphs are similar to each other. Some content may get duplicated or it is not exactly right on the topic.
automated_readability_index: 11.7 14.1392134831 83% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 53.21 48.8420337079 109% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 10.3 12.1743820225 85% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.13 12.1639044944 100% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.53 8.38706741573 102% => OK
difficult_words: 103.0 100.480337079 103% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 12.0 11.8971910112 101% => OK
gunning_fog: 9.2 11.2143820225 82% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 11.7820224719 102% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 50.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.0 Out of 6
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