Nutria is a beaver like rat sized approximately 24 inches long growing up to 20 pounds and usually living in semi aquatic habitats This creature originated in South America but is now widely spread throughout the ecosystem becoming an annoying pest that h

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Nutria is a beaver-like rat, sized approximately 24 inches long, growing up to 20 pounds, and usually living in semi-aquatic habitats. This creature originated in South America but is now widely spread throughout the ecosystem, becoming an annoying pest that harms the environment. Several solutions to prevent nutrias have been proposed in response.

One way is to use strong fences and walls made out of hard materials. Since nutrias have strong teeth to chew off wooden or Styrofoam structures, metal fences and walls can be effective. This would prevent nutrias from damaging farms, lawns, and gardens. Once they are installed, an extra maintenance fee would not be necessary, which means it is also reasonable in terms of price.

The second way is to dry up the drainage. Any place where water is running can be an attractive place for nutrias to use as a habitat or a travel route. Consequently, removing water from drainage could stop the nutrias from populating the place. Such a measure would be effective, especially in highlands where drainage systems are frequently used for growing sugar canes or rice crops. This is because, in contrast to lowlands, water does not stream permanently in high sites.

The third method is to cook nutrias for food. Unlike common thoughts, nutria meat has a tender texture, making it a favorable delicacy to the dinner table. Nutrias are also very nutritious. They contain high amounts of proteins and carbohydrates and low levels of fat and cholesterol than other domestic animals. For example, beef has less than 17 grams of protein per 100 grams, while nutrias contain an average of 22 grams.

The reading and lecture are both about the beaver-like rat called Nutria. The author of the reading feels that Nutria is too much dangerous for the habitants to grow. He further elaborates on this animal and points out the reasons how to overcome the disaster that has been made by Nutria. The lecturer challenges the reasons that has been given by author. He is of the opinion that controlling Nutria is much more difficult than what the author feels about it.
First of all, the author argues that spreading the farming area with strong fences of hard materials would be better option. However, the lecturer rebuts this idea by mentioning that Nutria is having so much notorious and ill behavior that it will dig the underground of the area and the security of the farming zone will be under question.
Secondly, the writer feels that, drying out the drainage would alleviate the suffering from the Nutria, as they are more attracted to the water. In contrast to this, the lecturer argues that drying up the water system would not be too much effective, as it will hinder the growth of crops, which will give detrimental effects toward the maintenance of crops.
Finally, the author points out that, consuming the meat of Nutria would make the job easier . He is of the point that Nutria contains so much healthy nutrients that it will be beneficial for the human health. But the lecturer doesn't agree this point by mentioning that the meat of the Nutria is exposed to harmful bacteria and even the deadly parasite resides on the body of Nutria. Which will surely be causing harmful effect on the human body if they choose to consume the flesh of Nutria.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 4, column 92, Rule ID: COMMA_PARENTHESIS_WHITESPACE
Message: Don't put a space before the full stop
Suggestion: .
...meat of Nutria would make the job easier . He is of the point that Nutria contains...
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Message: Possible spelling mistake found
Suggestion: doesn't
... for the human health. But the lecturer doesnt agree this point by mentioning that the...
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, finally, first, however, if, second, secondly, so, in contrast, first of all, in contrast to

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 15.0 10.4613686534 143% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 10.0 5.04856512141 198% => OK
Conjunction : 6.0 7.30242825607 82% => OK
Relative clauses : 15.0 12.0772626932 124% => OK
Pronoun: 26.0 22.412803532 116% => OK
Preposition: 38.0 30.3222958057 125% => OK
Nominalization: 2.0 5.01324503311 40% => More nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1370.0 1373.03311258 100% => OK
No of words: 289.0 270.72406181 107% => OK
Chars per words: 4.74048442907 5.08290768461 93% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.12310562562 4.04702891845 102% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.31374942145 2.5805825403 90% => OK
Unique words: 146.0 145.348785872 100% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.505190311419 0.540411800872 93% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 408.6 419.366225166 97% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.4 1.55342163355 90% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 3.0 3.25607064018 92% => OK
Article: 8.0 8.23620309051 97% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 1.25165562914 160% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.51434878587 66% => OK
Preposition: 1.0 2.5761589404 39% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 13.0 13.0662251656 99% => OK
Sentence length: 22.0 21.2450331126 104% => OK
Sentence length SD: 46.1171649108 49.2860985944 94% => OK
Chars per sentence: 105.384615385 110.228320801 96% => OK
Words per sentence: 22.2307692308 21.698381199 102% => OK
Discourse Markers: 7.46153846154 7.06452816374 106% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.09492273731 98% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 4.19205298013 48% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 6.0 4.33554083885 138% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 6.0 4.45695364238 135% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 1.0 4.27373068433 23% => More facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.0955433430691 0.272083759551 35% => The similarity between the topic and the content is low.
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0411657404583 0.0996497079465 41% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0330854539179 0.0662205650399 50% => Sentences are similar to each other.
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0590132049576 0.162205337803 36% => Maybe some paragraphs are off the topic.
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.02349466549 0.0443174109184 53% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 12.0 13.3589403974 90% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 66.07 53.8541721854 123% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 5.55761589404 56% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 9.5 11.0289183223 86% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 10.51 12.2367328918 86% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.06 8.42419426049 96% => OK
difficult_words: 61.0 63.6247240618 96% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 7.5 10.7273730684 70% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.8 10.498013245 103% => OK
text_standard: 11.0 11.2008830022 98% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 76.6666666667 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 23.0 Out of 30
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