Do you agree or disagree with the following statement It is better to use printed material such as books and articles to do research than it is to use the internet Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer

In my opinion, I believe using the Internet is more beneficial than solely depending upon printed materials like books and articles. I do not agree with the given topic for three reasons, which I will be discussing in the following essay.

To begin with, using printed materials for research is not economical for everyone. Generally, university students are involved in a lot of research work and are not earning during that time, whereas the books or the articles which are used for research are very costly. This put students under a lot of pressure and are required to take loans or borrow money from their parent’s or friend’s in order to buy printed materials. However, the Internet is already available at university and is very affordable. All the material which is required for research is present on the internet for free of cost. My personal experience is a great example of this. During my second year of undergraduate study, I was required to research Machine Learning, but as I was not earning at that time, I found it very difficult to acquire the required book for research. Luckily, One of my friends suggested using the internet, and I was able to find a free alternative for the book I was looking for. I was able to complete my assignment on time and even got an excellent grade for the research done. Thus, using the internet solves the problem of affordability for many students who are involved in research.

Secondly, the variety of content available on the internet is very vast. If we stick to printed materials for research, we are limited by the particular book or the article we chose. However, On the Internet, we have the option of videos, podcasts and beautiful animation explaining the topic. For instance, while doing research for my thesis related to computer science, I was stuck on a difficult topic. No matter how many books I read, I was not able to properly understand the main idea of the topic. This is when, I came across a video by a student on youtube, which helped me understand the topic. Therefore, using the internet gives us many options of learning which indirectly helps us in research.

Finally, the last reason is the time. When we use printed materials for research, it takes up a lot of our time to just get a hold of the material we are looking for. Books are not always available in all the libraries, or even might be already borrowed by another student. I vividly remember one such instance, where I had to travel to another city to get the book, I was looking for. This not only requires us to plan travelling but also takes up our time, which can be used for research. In contrast, all the information we are looking for research is just a click away on the Internet. Undoubtedly, using the Internet saves us a lot of time.

In summary, I believe, the Internet is the better way to do research. It is economical, has a variety of content, and saves a lot of time.

Average: 7.3 (1 vote)
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, finally, however, if, look, second, secondly, so, therefore, thus, whereas, while, for instance, in contrast, in summary, in my opinion, to begin with

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 34.0 15.1003584229 225% => Less to be verbs wanted.
Auxiliary verbs: 3.0 9.8082437276 31% => OK
Conjunction : 15.0 13.8261648746 108% => OK
Relative clauses : 12.0 11.0286738351 109% => OK
Pronoun: 47.0 43.0788530466 109% => OK
Preposition: 64.0 52.1666666667 123% => OK
Nominalization: 7.0 8.0752688172 87% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2422.0 1977.66487455 122% => OK
No of words: 520.0 407.700716846 128% => OK
Chars per words: 4.65769230769 4.8611393121 96% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.77530192783 4.48103885553 107% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.68386313022 2.67179642975 100% => OK
Unique words: 231.0 212.727598566 109% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.444230769231 0.524837075471 85% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 786.6 618.680645161 127% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.51630824373 99% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 19.0 9.59856630824 198% => OK
Article: 4.0 3.08781362007 130% => OK
Subordination: 3.0 3.51792114695 85% => OK
Conjunction: 4.0 1.86738351254 214% => Less conjunction wanted as sentence beginning.
Preposition: 6.0 4.94265232975 121% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 28.0 20.6003584229 136% => OK
Sentence length: 18.0 20.1344086022 89% => OK
Sentence length SD: 35.5783842884 48.9658058833 73% => OK
Chars per sentence: 86.5 100.406767564 86% => OK
Words per sentence: 18.5714285714 20.6045352989 90% => OK
Discourse Markers: 5.75 5.45110844103 105% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.53405017921 110% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 5.5376344086 0% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 8.0 11.8709677419 67% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 8.0 3.85842293907 207% => Less negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 12.0 4.88709677419 246% => Less facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.269869283432 0.236089414692 114% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0852186288629 0.076458572812 111% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0648397718283 0.0737576698707 88% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.180722639961 0.150856017488 120% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.047726180661 0.0645574589148 74% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 9.8 11.7677419355 83% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 61.67 58.1214874552 106% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 6.10430107527 51% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 9.1 10.1575268817 90% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 9.75 10.9000537634 89% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.6 8.01818996416 95% => OK
difficult_words: 101.0 86.8835125448 116% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 11.0 10.002688172 110% => OK
gunning_fog: 9.2 10.0537634409 92% => OK
text_standard: 10.0 10.247311828 98% => OK
What are above readability scores?


Rates: 73.3333333333 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 22.0 Out of 30
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