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Unfortunately, in contemporary society, creating an appealing image has become more important than the reality or truth behind that image.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement and explain your r


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By bhavikaj - Posted on 08 September 2013

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Unfortunately, in contemporary society, creating an appealing image has become more important than the reality or truth behind that image. Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, you should consider ways in which the statement might or might not hold true and explain how these considerations shape your position.

The author asserts that in modern society, an appealing image is more desired than the reality or truth behind that image. In my opinion, it is not always necessary that people reflect a different image primarily to manipulate society, but sometimes their profession places such demands on them.

Many movie actors try to build their image to gain popularity among the masses. In reality, they might have a completely different personality from the one projected on the public platform. Fame and success behooves many TV personalities to become extrovert and gregarious, as their profession demands them to be prepossessing to the masses. In reality, these same people might be completel ...

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Score: 5.0 out of 6
Category: Very Good Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 2 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 3 2
No. of Sentences: 19 15
No. of Words: 437 350
No. of Characters: 2190 1500
No. of Different Words: 221 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.572 4.7
Average Word Length: 5.011 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.679 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 175 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 121 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 70 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 55 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 23 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 6.905 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.474 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.313 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.531 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.124 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 5 5