Scandals are useful because they focus our attention on problems in ways that no speaker or reformer ever could.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the claim. In developing and supporting your position, be

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Scandals are useful because they focus our attention on problems in ways that no speaker or reformer ever could.

Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the claim. In developing and supporting your position, be sure to address the most compelling reasons and/or examples that could be used to challenge your position.

Scandals have temptations and they draw easy attention of public. But it is so far to say that scandals are useful for converging public focus on problems way better than a reformer or activist. Scandals are not auspicious components for a society. Scandals can be means of popularity, but those come with certain moral, economic or other cost to the society. There are many instances throughout the world where reformers or speakers drew attention to certain problems and came up with a solution. Scandals are hardly seen taking major roles in solving problems. Also there are mostly a reformer or activist involved in bringing out scandals to public notice.

To begin with, we can talk about independence of India. Mahatma Gandhi is known as the key activist who took the lead of independence movements in India. Through his persuasive and articulate public speaking, Mahatma Gandhi could make the people of India understand the meaning of independence and drawbacks of British rule in India. Eventually he gained support from people of the entire country of India and helped India gain independence in the year 1947. This is a clear example where a speaker or reformer made people construe the idea of independence and drawbacks of being under a foreign rule. No scandal helped in the independence movement of India.

Similar kind of movement took place in South Africa. There was a time when indigenous black people of South Africa were not provided the equal rights as that of the white people enjoyed. We all know about Nelson Mendella, a reformer, who could focus the attention of black people on the problems they were facing and eventually succeeded in providing the equal rights to the black people. Clearly there was no scandal driving the movement and people’s understanding of the problem.

However, one must admit that Scandals do get attention from people far better than any other mean. For example, there is an infamous scandal of 2G GSM license in India dated back in 1998. This scandal is an eye opening for people of India on irregularities and deceptiveness of the telecom industry. But the scandal has contributed to economic loss to people of India. In no way it can be a useful phenomenon. Also it was the effort of activists or reformers which bought out the scandal to public notice. Therefore, Scandals paves the way for public focus on problems but the role of a reformer or speaker can never be ignored.

In sum, activists or reformers are unavoidable in drawing public attention to problems or discrepancy in a society although scandals ease the process to a greater extent. That being said, giving more credit to scandals than reformers for revealing problems to public makes less sense.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
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Suggestion: Also,
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, however, so, therefore, for example, kind of, to begin with

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 21.0 19.5258426966 108% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 7.0 12.4196629213 56% => OK
Conjunction : 22.0 14.8657303371 148% => OK
Relative clauses : 10.0 11.3162921348 88% => OK
Pronoun: 16.0 33.0505617978 48% => OK
Preposition: 67.0 58.6224719101 114% => OK
Nominalization: 15.0 12.9106741573 116% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2291.0 2235.4752809 102% => OK
No of words: 456.0 442.535393258 103% => OK
Chars per words: 5.02412280702 5.05705443957 99% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.62105577807 4.55969084622 101% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.72151861812 2.79657885939 97% => OK
Unique words: 217.0 215.323595506 101% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.475877192982 0.4932671777 96% => OK
syllable_count: 716.4 704.065955056 102% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59117977528 101% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 5.0 6.24550561798 80% => OK
Article: 1.0 4.99550561798 20% => OK
Subordination: 0.0 3.10617977528 0% => More adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 3.0 1.77640449438 169% => OK
Preposition: 4.0 4.38483146067 91% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 26.0 20.2370786517 128% => OK
Sentence length: 17.0 23.0359550562 74% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 40.801656191 60.3974514979 68% => OK
Chars per sentence: 88.1153846154 118.986275619 74% => OK
Words per sentence: 17.5384615385 23.4991977007 75% => OK
Discourse Markers: 2.69230769231 5.21951772744 52% => More transition words/phrases wanted.
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 7.80617977528 26% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 8.0 10.2758426966 78% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 14.0 5.13820224719 272% => Less 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: 0.216872872663 0.243740707755 89% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.06973119053 0.0831039109588 84% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.052522205862 0.0758088955206 69% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.130896418346 0.150359130593 87% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0552148948203 0.0667264976115 83% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 11.0 14.1392134831 78% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 54.22 48.8420337079 111% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 7.92365168539 39% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 9.9 12.1743820225 81% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.54 12.1639044944 95% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.84 8.38706741573 93% => OK
difficult_words: 97.0 100.480337079 97% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 6.5 11.8971910112 55% => Linsear_write_formula is low.
gunning_fog: 8.8 11.2143820225 78% => OK
text_standard: 10.0 11.7820224719 85% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Scores by essay e-grader: 3.0 Out of 6
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