Spartacus: the rebel leader who fought against the Romans with an army of fellow escaped slaves, is one of the most famous figures in ancient Roman history. Spartacus led his men against their Roman oppressors and managed to defeat the Roman army in several battles. Eventually Spartacus and his army were defeated and put to death. To this day，Spartacus fascinates both historians and the general public. Several aspects about his story have made him a particularly appealing hero.
Firs，Spartacus‘ original goal in his conflict against Rome is one everyone can empathize with-he wanted to return home Spartacus and his men had been taken by the Romans from faraway lands In fighting the Romans, Spartacus and his men initially sought to return to the homelands from which they had been uprooted Spartacus and his men's desire to return home is one we can all appreciate.
Second, Spartacus' initial success in fighting against the powerful Roman army has earned him the admiration people feel when someone who is overmatched triumphs through sheer skill. Spartacus and his men formed a relatively small, ill-equipped army; the Roman army? in contrast, was large, well-financed, and highly trained. Spartacus' ability to seriously trouble the Romans on the battlefield testifies to his military brilliance, making him a hero in most people's eyes.
Third, in fighting against Rome: Spartacus sought to liberate all Roman slaves and thus commanded respect as an early human rights advocate. Before his final battle with the Romans, Spartacus was sent an offer by a Roman general: if Spartacus would stop fighting, he would be made a Roman senator, a member of Rome's powerful elite: and his men would be freed. However, Spartacus rejected this offer because it would have left the institution of slavery in place.
The reading asserts some stories and reasons that make Spartacus a hero for people. The lecturer, however, finds the reports dubious and casts doubt on the reasons proposed by the reading passage.
The author argues that Spartacus's first goal was to return homelands. Conversely, the lecturer brings up the fact that returning home was not the only goal of Spartacus and his men. History states that after He won the first battle, there was a root which they could escape from. But Spartacus and his army marched toward the city to conquer it. This action showed that they were interested in revenge and wealth. These goals are not valuable.
Furthermore, the reading passage holds the view that Spartacus was respected because he won his first battle. He had fewer soldiers than the Romans, and he won the battle because of his military brilliance. On the contrary, the speaker underlines the fact that he won a few battles not because he was a war genius but because Romans underestimated him. At first, the Romans sent a poor army to defeat Spartacus, and he overcame these poor units. But, when the Romans sent their best soldiers, Spartacus was easily defeated.
Finally, the reading states that Spartacus was respected because he wanted to free all the slaves. He even didn't accept the Romans' tempting offer to keep fighting against slavery. In contrast, the speaker dismisses this issue due to the fact that this story is not original. Europeans in the 18th century had some anti-slavery groups. These groups created this story to have an inspirational hero for their movement. They wrote a play where Spartacus wanted to liberate all the enslaved people, and people thought it happened.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, conversely, finally, first, furthermore, however, so, as to, in contrast, on the contrary
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 10.0 10.4613686534 96% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 1.0 5.04856512141 20% => OK
Conjunction : 10.0 7.30242825607 137% => OK
Relative clauses : 12.0 12.0772626932 99% => OK
Pronoun: 37.0 22.412803532 165% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 22.0 30.3222958057 73% => 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: 1414.0 1373.03311258 103% => OK
No of words: 284.0 270.72406181 105% => OK
Chars per words: 4.97887323944 5.08290768461 98% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.10515524023 4.04702891845 101% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.47629106869 2.5805825403 96% => OK
Unique words: 160.0 145.348785872 110% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.56338028169 0.540411800872 104% => OK
syllable_count: 426.6 419.366225166 102% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.55342163355 97% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 6.0 3.25607064018 184% => OK
Article: 9.0 8.23620309051 109% => OK
Subordination: 1.0 1.25165562914 80% => OK
Conjunction: 4.0 1.51434878587 264% => Less conjunction wanted as sentence beginning.
Preposition: 3.0 2.5761589404 116% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 19.0 13.0662251656 145% => OK
Sentence length: 14.0 21.2450331126 66% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 24.5431385721 49.2860985944 50% => The essay contains lots of sentences with the similar length. More sentence varieties wanted.
Chars per sentence: 74.4210526316 110.228320801 68% => OK
Words per sentence: 14.9473684211 21.698381199 69% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.94736842105 7.06452816374 70% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.09492273731 98% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 4.19205298013 48% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 8.0 4.33554083885 185% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 8.0 4.45695364238 179% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 3.0 4.27373068433 70% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.194441445771 0.272083759551 71% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0592010672531 0.0996497079465 59% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0631642548648 0.0662205650399 95% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.103033531584 0.162205337803 64% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0509005648908 0.0443174109184 115% => OK
automated_readability_index: 9.5 13.3589403974 71% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 65.73 53.8541721854 122% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 5.55761589404 56% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 7.6 11.0289183223 69% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.01 12.2367328918 90% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.94 8.42419426049 94% => OK
difficult_words: 65.0 63.6247240618 102% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 6.5 10.7273730684 61% => OK
gunning_fog: 7.6 10.498013245 72% => OK
text_standard: 8.0 11.2008830022 71% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 78.3333333333 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 23.5 Out of 30
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