The main reason we should study history is to ensure that we do not repeat the mistakes of the past.Write a response in which you examine your own position on the statement. Explore the extent to which you either agree or disagree with it, and support you

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The main reason we should study history is to ensure that we do not repeat the mistakes of the past.
Write a response in which you examine your own position on the statement. Explore the extent to which you either agree or disagree with it, and support your reasoning with evidence and/or examples. Be sure to reflect on ways in which the statement might or might not be true, and how this informs your thinking on the subject.

History is a subject that can be described as an ensemble of both good events and unfortunate events. It is up to the reader to construe the lines written in any subject, not only in history, and equate it to the contemporary time. History teaches us lessons pertaining to both the good deeds carried out by man and the evil atrocities committed in the name of benevolence. It is up to the readers to choose which side is better suited for them. One can, for instance, learn the great preaching of lord buddha and follow on his trails to become a great helper and preacher, and one can also take up the leadership qualities demonstrated by Mahatma Gandhiduring the British Raj in India. Based on these arguments my take on the prompt is that history not only teaches us about the mistakes of man in the past but also the greatness that once prevailed on the turf of the Earth.

As stated, one can learn a great deal about the erudition of some of the great people who once roamed the Earth and consequently become the next erudite person. If one learns, for example, about the preaching of lord buddha and imbibes those ideas in real life then that would impact the lives of the other people in a very optimistic way. No one is perfect, so one can also learn about the mistakes made by him so as not repeat them, albeit looking at his positive deeds would do a lot better to serve the world. As can be interpreted from the example, looking at the positive side of things goes on to be more salubrious than looking at the other side.

Furthermore, people can also learn about the leadership qualities portrayed by Mahatma Gandhi during the colonial rule in india. If a truculent person studies about Gandhi's non violent victory on an entire empire, the British empire nonetheless, he can bring about a raft of changes in his attitude and behavior toward his co-workers. This positive change will help him in having a good working relation with his peers and thus make him appreciate the work of his co-workers even more. This instance provides us with the evidence that a lot of good and positive things can be learnt from history.

Of course, history does teach us about the misdeeds of humans but it tells of the better side of the people a lot more than their dark side. So to say that one should learn history only to eschew the mistakes made by mankind is misleading in various aspects and thus my repudiation of the prompt's suggestion holds more credence.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 4, column 62, Rule ID: SOME_OF_THE[1]
Message: Simply use 'some'.
Suggestion: some
...arn a great deal about the erudition of some of the great people who once roamed the Earth ...
Line 10, column 290, Rule ID: POSSESIVE_APOSTROPHE[1]
Message: Possible typo: apostrophe is missing. Did you mean 'prompts'' or 'prompt's'?
Suggestion: prompts'; prompt's
... aspects and thus my repudiation of the prompts suggestion holds more credence.

Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, consequently, furthermore, if, look, nonetheless, so, then, thus, for example, for instance, of course

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 11.0 19.5258426966 56% => More to be verbs wanted.
Auxiliary verbs: 13.0 12.4196629213 105% => OK
Conjunction : 14.0 14.8657303371 94% => OK
Relative clauses : 8.0 11.3162921348 71% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 33.0 33.0505617978 100% => OK
Preposition: 73.0 58.6224719101 125% => OK
Nominalization: 9.0 12.9106741573 70% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2033.0 2235.4752809 91% => OK
No of words: 443.0 442.535393258 100% => OK
Chars per words: 4.58916478555 5.05705443957 91% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.58776254615 4.55969084622 101% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.47320016701 2.79657885939 88% => OK
Unique words: 213.0 215.323595506 99% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.480812641084 0.4932671777 97% => OK
syllable_count: 644.4 704.065955056 92% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.59117977528 94% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 5.0 6.24550561798 80% => OK
Article: 1.0 4.99550561798 20% => OK
Subordination: 4.0 3.10617977528 129% => OK
Conjunction: 2.0 1.77640449438 113% => OK
Preposition: 2.0 4.38483146067 46% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 16.0 20.2370786517 79% => 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: 27.0 23.0359550562 117% => OK
Sentence length SD: 40.9006036019 60.3974514979 68% => OK
Chars per sentence: 127.0625 118.986275619 107% => OK
Words per sentence: 27.6875 23.4991977007 118% => OK
Discourse Markers: 7.0625 5.21951772744 135% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.97078651685 80% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 7.80617977528 26% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 10.0 10.2758426966 97% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 4.0 5.13820224719 78% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 2.0 4.83258426966 41% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.0637179293466 0.243740707755 26% => The similarity between the topic and the content is low.
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0240566571212 0.0831039109588 29% => Sentence topic similarity is low.
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0216393919516 0.0758088955206 29% => Sentences are similar to each other.
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0417267529293 0.150359130593 28% => Maybe some paragraphs are off the topic.
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.00672759897873 0.0667264976115 10% => Paragraphs are similar to each other. Some content may get duplicated or it is not exactly right on the topic.

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 14.0 14.1392134831 99% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 52.53 48.8420337079 108% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 7.92365168539 39% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 12.6 12.1743820225 103% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 9.64 12.1639044944 79% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.11 8.38706741573 97% => OK
difficult_words: 88.0 100.480337079 88% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 11.0 11.8971910112 92% => OK
gunning_fog: 12.8 11.2143820225 114% => OK
text_standard: 13.0 11.7820224719 110% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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.

It is not exactly right on the topic in the view of e-grader. Maybe there is a wrong essay topic.

Rates: 16.67 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 1.0 Out of 6
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