TPO 13- Private collectors have been selling and buying fossils, the petrified remains of ancient organisms, ever since the eighteenth century. In recent years, however, the sale of fossils, particularly of dinosaurs and other large vertebrates, has grown

Essay topics: TPO 13- Private collectors have been selling and buying fossils, the petrified remains of ancient organisms, ever since the eighteenth century. In recent years, however, the sale of fossils, particularly of dinosaurs and other large vertebrates, has grown into a big business. Rare and important fossils are now being sold to private ownership for millions of dollars. This is an unfortunate development for both scientists and the general public.

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The reading and lecture are both about fossil fuels being owned by private collectors. The author of the reading believes that there are negative impacts of privatization of fossil fuels to scientists and the people.

First of all, the author points out important fossils are being with hold to the public because private collector has bought it. The author of the reading believes that with this trend the public will become less interested in fossil. The point is challenged by the lecturer. She says that public has more exposure to fossils and there will be many petrified remains available for purchase. Furthermore, she argues that public school and library will have the opportunity to purchase fossil and can display it in the public.

Secondly, the author contends that scientist will be also affected because they cannot have the opportunity to study the ancient remains. The article notes that fossil collectors are acquiring the rarest fossil available and scientist, museum and university cannot compete with the buying of the fossil. However, the lecturer rebuts this argument. She suggests that before identifying the value of fossil fuels scientist has the first hand in examining and identifying the the type and composition of the fossil. Moreover, she elaborates on this by mentioning that scientist has detailed examination and testing of the fossil before handing it to the private collector, hence, they have the in depth knowledge and learning in dealing with the fossil and they can pass their learning to the scientific community.

Finally, the author states that private collectors destroy important scientific evidence of the fossil. The article denotes that collectors are not knowledgeable in handling ancient remains and cannot document important details in the ancient remains. The lecturer, on the other hand, posits that without having collateral damage in some fossil, thus many ancient remains will not be discovered up to this time. She puts forth the idea that scientist can acquire many fossils even without data and location.

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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, finally, first, furthermore, hence, however, if, moreover, second, secondly, so, thus, first of all, on the other hand

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 11.0 10.4613686534 105% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 11.0 5.04856512141 218% => Less auxiliary verb wanted.
Conjunction : 14.0 7.30242825607 192% => OK
Relative clauses : 12.0 12.0772626932 99% => OK
Pronoun: 28.0 22.412803532 125% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 42.0 30.3222958057 139% => OK
Nominalization: 7.0 5.01324503311 140% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1748.0 1373.03311258 127% => OK
No of words: 328.0 270.72406181 121% => OK
Chars per words: 5.32926829268 5.08290768461 105% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.25567506705 4.04702891845 105% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.59047326852 2.5805825403 100% => OK
Unique words: 154.0 145.348785872 106% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.469512195122 0.540411800872 87% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 532.8 419.366225166 127% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.55342163355 103% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 6.0 3.25607064018 184% => OK
Article: 11.0 8.23620309051 134% => OK
Subordination: 0.0 1.25165562914 0% => More adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 0.0 1.51434878587 0% => OK
Preposition: 1.0 2.5761589404 39% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 16.0 13.0662251656 122% => OK
Sentence length: 20.0 21.2450331126 94% => OK
Sentence length SD: 57.110056853 49.2860985944 116% => OK
Chars per sentence: 109.25 110.228320801 99% => OK
Words per sentence: 20.5 21.698381199 94% => OK
Discourse Markers: 8.0625 7.06452816374 114% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.09492273731 98% => OK
Language errors: 3.0 4.19205298013 72% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 5.0 4.33554083885 115% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 7.0 4.45695364238 157% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 4.0 4.27373068433 94% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.511679972225 0.272083759551 188% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.189522656355 0.0996497079465 190% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.106203027728 0.0662205650399 160% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.331182263782 0.162205337803 204% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0610962714712 0.0443174109184 138% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 13.9 13.3589403974 104% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 51.18 53.8541721854 95% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 5.55761589404 158% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.1 11.0289183223 101% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 13.63 12.2367328918 111% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.43 8.42419426049 100% => OK
difficult_words: 79.0 63.6247240618 124% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 8.0 10.7273730684 75% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.0 10.498013245 95% => OK
text_standard: 14.0 11.2008830022 125% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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