The reading and the article are both about a portrait of the famous English novelist, Jane Austen. While the author states that the portrait is image of she and give three arguments to support it, the lecturer refutes this saying that the evidences are not convincing, and gives his reasons.
To begin, the reading passage states that Austin's family gave permission to use the portrait as an illustration of the novelist and also recognized that the person in the portrait was Jane Austin. On the contrary, the lecturer argues that the permission was given more than 70 years after Jane's death, therefore, nobody of them are able to recognize if the person in the image was the novelist or not because they could not see her in real life.
Second, the text argues that person in the portrait has similar characteristics as the sketch. The professor, on the contrary, mentions that there aren't evidences that this image is for Austin and it could be for some close family member. For example, one of her nieces who resembled her a lot.
The last author's argument, is that, although the portrait was elaborated by an anonymous painter, the style of painting is similar to the painter Ozias Humphrey. He was active at the time Jane was a teenager. In fact, he might be Austen's family painter at the time. The lecturer against this, claims that the name of the seller of the canvas, mentioned on the back of the portrait, indicates that the seller started selling after the novelist was 27.
In conclusion, the arguments in the reading passage, based on the evidence that the lecturer provided, are all refuted.
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...r, on the contrary, mentions that there arent evidences that this image is for Austin...
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Suggestion: authors'; author's
...es who resembled her a lot. The last authors argument, is that, although the portrai...
Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, if, second, so, therefore, while, for example, in conclusion, in fact, on the contrary
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 17.0 10.4613686534 163% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 3.0 5.04856512141 59% => OK
Conjunction : 6.0 7.30242825607 82% => OK
Relative clauses : 13.0 12.0772626932 108% => OK
Pronoun: 26.0 22.412803532 116% => OK
Preposition: 32.0 30.3222958057 106% => OK
Nominalization: 3.0 5.01324503311 60% => More nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1342.0 1373.03311258 98% => OK
No of words: 278.0 270.72406181 103% => OK
Chars per words: 4.8273381295 5.08290768461 95% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.08329915638 4.04702891845 101% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.49406935906 2.5805825403 97% => OK
Unique words: 146.0 145.348785872 100% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.525179856115 0.540411800872 97% => OK
syllable_count: 419.4 419.366225166 100% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.55342163355 97% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 2.0 3.25607064018 61% => OK
Article: 10.0 8.23620309051 121% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 1.25165562914 160% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.51434878587 66% => OK
Preposition: 5.0 2.5761589404 194% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 12.0 13.0662251656 92% => OK
Sentence length: 23.0 21.2450331126 108% => OK
Sentence length SD: 62.3716459797 49.2860985944 127% => OK
Chars per sentence: 111.833333333 110.228320801 101% => OK
Words per sentence: 23.1666666667 21.698381199 107% => OK
Discourse Markers: 7.66666666667 7.06452816374 109% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.09492273731 122% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 4.19205298013 48% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 1.0 4.33554083885 23% => More positive sentences wanted.
Sentences with negative sentiment : 5.0 4.45695364238 112% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 6.0 4.27373068433 140% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.348717895777 0.272083759551 128% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.126201518087 0.0996497079465 127% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0690475208598 0.0662205650399 104% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.164513704706 0.162205337803 101% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0869965120349 0.0443174109184 196% => OK
automated_readability_index: 12.9 13.3589403974 97% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 56.59 53.8541721854 105% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 5.55761589404 56% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.1 11.0289183223 101% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.03 12.2367328918 90% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.47 8.42419426049 101% => OK
difficult_words: 65.0 63.6247240618 102% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 13.5 10.7273730684 126% => OK
gunning_fog: 11.2 10.498013245 107% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 11.2008830022 107% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 83.3333333333 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 25.0 Out of 30
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