TPO-3: Summarize the points made in the lecture, being sure to explain how they cast doubt on specific points made reading passage.
Rembrandt is the most famous of the seventeenth-century Dutch painters. However, there are doubts whether some paintings attributed to Rembrandt were actually painted by him. One such painting is known as attributed to Rembrandt because of its style, and indeed the representation of the woman’s face is very much like that of portraits known to be by Rembrandt. But there are problems with the painting that suggest it could not be a work by Rembrandt. First, there is something inconsistent about the way the woman inthe portrait is dressed. She is wearing a white linen cap of a kind that only servants would wear-yet the coat she is wearing has a luxurious fur collar that no servant could afford. Rembrandt, who was known for his attention to the details of his subjects’ clothing, would not have been guilty of such an inconsistency. Second, Rembrandt was a master of painting light and shadow, but in this painting these elements do not fit together. The face appears to be illuminated by light reflected onto it from below. But below the face is the dark fur collar, which would absorb light rather than reflect it. So the face should appear partially in shadow-which is not how it appears. Rembrandt would never have made such an error. Finally, examination of the back of the painting reveals that it was painted on a panel made of several pieces of wood glued together. Although Rembrandt often painted on wood panels, no painting known to be by Rembrandt uses a panel glued together in this way from several pieces of wood. For these reasons the painting was removed from the official catalog of Rembrandt’s paintings in the 1930s.
The reading and lecture are both about Rembrandt's painting "Portrait of an Elderly Woman in a White Bonnet". However, both have opposing views about it. The reading stats that the painting is not the work of the artist it is credited to. The lecturer challenges this statement made by the author and in her opinion the artist is the original creater of the painting.
Firstly, the author says that the woman in the painting has inconsistency in the dress she is wearing and since the artist was very meticulous about the clothes in his painting, he wouldn't have made such an obvious mistake. The lecturer, however, rebuts his statement by saying that the collar was painted on the top of the original painting some 100 years after the original painting was created and because of this, we see such inconsistency.
Secondly, the writer contends that Rembrandt was a master of lights and shadows, but, still, the painting has the woman's face appear illuminated by the light even though she is wearing a dark collar coat which should absorb light. He further posits this kind of error is very unnatural of the artist. This argument is challenged by the lecturer. He says as the collar was painted on top of the original painting and when that paint was removed it revealed that the artist's original collar was of light color which explains the illumination of the face. Thus, showing that he is the original artist of the painting.
Finally, it is stated in the article that the painting was made on a panel made of several pieces of wood glued together which the artist has never done with any of his different paintings. The lecturer, on the other hand, posits that the wood panel on which original painting was painted was glued with different pieces of wood to enlarge it and to add value to it. He elaborate on this by mentioning that the original wood used for the painting is of the same tree which Rembrandt used in his other paintings.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
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Message: Possible spelling mistake found
...s about the clothes in his painting, he wouldnt have made such an obvious mistake. The ...
Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, finally, first, firstly, however, if, second, secondly, so, still, thus, kind of, on the other hand
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 21.0 10.4613686534 201% => Less to be verbs wanted.
Auxiliary verbs: 1.0 5.04856512141 20% => OK
Conjunction : 7.0 7.30242825607 96% => OK
Relative clauses : 16.0 12.0772626932 132% => OK
Pronoun: 34.0 22.412803532 152% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 46.0 30.3222958057 152% => OK
Nominalization: 4.0 5.01324503311 80% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1620.0 1373.03311258 118% => OK
No of words: 341.0 270.72406181 126% => OK
Chars per words: 4.75073313783 5.08290768461 93% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.29722995808 4.04702891845 106% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.51879016287 2.5805825403 98% => OK
Unique words: 150.0 145.348785872 103% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.439882697947 0.540411800872 81% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 492.3 419.366225166 117% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.4 1.55342163355 90% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 7.0 3.25607064018 215% => Less pronouns wanted as sentence beginning.
Article: 8.0 8.23620309051 97% => 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: 14.0 13.0662251656 107% => OK
Sentence length: 24.0 21.2450331126 113% => OK
Sentence length SD: 67.1269358023 49.2860985944 136% => OK
Chars per sentence: 115.714285714 110.228320801 105% => OK
Words per sentence: 24.3571428571 21.698381199 112% => OK
Discourse Markers: 7.42857142857 7.06452816374 105% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.09492273731 98% => OK
Language errors: 1.0 4.19205298013 24% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 7.0 4.33554083885 161% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 3.0 4.45695364238 67% => 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: 0.107434465544 0.272083759551 39% => The similarity between the topic and the content is low.
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0435596039611 0.0996497079465 44% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0286161962327 0.0662205650399 43% => Sentences are similar to each other.
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0776087743106 0.162205337803 48% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0206985083023 0.0443174109184 47% => Paragraphs are similar to each other. Some content may get duplicated or it is not exactly right on the topic.
automated_readability_index: 13.1 13.3589403974 98% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 64.04 53.8541721854 119% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 5.55761589404 158% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 10.3 11.0289183223 93% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 10.57 12.2367328918 86% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.56 8.42419426049 90% => OK
difficult_words: 59.0 63.6247240618 93% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 11.0 10.7273730684 103% => OK
gunning_fog: 11.6 10.498013245 110% => OK
text_standard: 11.0 11.2008830022 98% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Write the essay in 20 minutes.
Rates: 73.3333333333 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 22.0 Out of 30
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