The reading and the lecture are both about "burning mirror" which was used by Greeks to protect from Roman Navy attack. The author suspects that such type of things did not use that time and provides three supporting reasons. However, the professor believes that the Greeks was able to make such mirror and used it. Moreover, he refutes all of the hypotheses provides in the reading.
First of all, the author contends that the Greeks had not the adequate technology to make such mirror. He establishes his point by in indicating that a large and wide mirror was required to make fire on the Roman navy ship, and Greeks did not the technology to make such copper sheet. However, the professor disproves this point. He says that greeks made their mirror by combining a large number of small mirrors which they frequently did before. Moreover, The curvature which needed for that mirror could easily form since many Greek mathematicians already know the principle of forming a parabola.
Secondly, the writer avers that since a research reviles that to start a fire by using the mirror from 30m away needs at least 10 minutes, they might not get such long static position of the navy ship to burn. This point is challenged by the professor. He states that the research might not consider the actual material by which the ship was formed rather they think that wood is the material. He also mentions that to protect the ship, the roman used a fitch which was easy to burnable. So, the Greeks did not need much time to start a fire on the ship using that mirror.
Finally, the reading points out that Greeks had the more advanced weapon to make fire, so they did not use this mirror. The speaker, on the other hand, rebuts this point by saying that the roman had already known that Flaming arrows, so they could change their position. However, as the burning mirror was not familiar to them, so this worked quickly and effectively.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 1, column 348, Rule ID: ALL_OF_THE
Message: Simply use 'all the'.
Suggestion: all the
...irror and used it. Moreover, he refutes all of the hypotheses provides in the reading. ...
Line 3, column 382, Rule ID: LARGE_NUMBER_OF
Message: Specify a number, remove phrase, or simply use 'many' or 'numerous'
Suggestion: many; numerous
...t greeks made their mirror by combining a large number of small mirrors which they frequently did...
Line 5, column 39, Rule ID: A_UNCOUNTABLE
Message: Uncountable nouns are usually not used with an indefinite article. Use simply 'research'.
... Secondly, the writer avers that since a research reviles that to start a fire by using t...
Line 7, column 369, Rule ID: WHITESPACE_RULE
Message: Possible typo: you repeated a whitespace
...so this worked quickly and effectively.
Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, finally, first, however, moreover, second, secondly, so, as for, at least, first of all, on the other hand
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 9.0 10.4613686534 86% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 5.0 5.04856512141 99% => OK
Conjunction : 6.0 7.30242825607 82% => OK
Relative clauses : 21.0 12.0772626932 174% => OK
Pronoun: 36.0 22.412803532 161% => Less pronouns wanted
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: 1608.0 1373.03311258 117% => OK
No of words: 339.0 270.72406181 125% => OK
Chars per words: 4.74336283186 5.08290768461 93% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.29091512845 4.04702891845 106% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.32727098818 2.5805825403 90% => OK
Unique words: 163.0 145.348785872 112% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.480825958702 0.540411800872 89% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 478.8 419.366225166 114% => 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: 11.0 8.23620309051 134% => OK
Subordination: 1.0 1.25165562914 80% => 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: 17.0 13.0662251656 130% => OK
Sentence length: 19.0 21.2450331126 89% => OK
Sentence length SD: 43.3647122658 49.2860985944 88% => OK
Chars per sentence: 94.5882352941 110.228320801 86% => OK
Words per sentence: 19.9411764706 21.698381199 92% => OK
Discourse Markers: 6.88235294118 7.06452816374 97% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.09492273731 98% => OK
Language errors: 4.0 4.19205298013 95% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 6.0 4.33554083885 138% => 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: 0.340372686952 0.272083759551 125% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.124482524454 0.0996497079465 125% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0835072006043 0.0662205650399 126% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.227772259345 0.162205337803 140% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0389683951584 0.0443174109184 88% => OK
automated_readability_index: 10.9 13.3589403974 82% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 69.11 53.8541721854 128% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 5.55761589404 56% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 8.3 11.0289183223 75% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 10.21 12.2367328918 83% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.7 8.42419426049 91% => OK
difficult_words: 67.0 63.6247240618 105% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 8.5 10.7273730684 79% => OK
gunning_fog: 9.6 10.498013245 91% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.2008830022 80% => OK
What are above readability scores?
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Rates: 71.6666666667 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 21.5 Out of 30
Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.