You are hereUnfortunately, 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

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


bhavikaj's picture

By bhavikaj - Posted on 08 September 2013

Essay topic: 

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 ...

Note: Only testbig VIP users can access the full content of this essay.
You can subscribe as testbig VIP users and get unlimited access to essays on the top list; and more advantages...

Average: 9 (2 votes)
Tags
More essays by this user:
Looking for speaking partner/tutor/chat? Join the instant conversation now!
    
Something about you
Choose a nickname and enter at least one ID (Skype, MSN, QQ, ICQ or Yahoo) if you want to be listed!
Registered users only
Loading...
(75 users watching; 1 users on the list)
People online
Nickname Sex L Country Favorite topics Contact

Laws should be flexible enough to take account of various circumstances, times, and places.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 developi gshankar20 sticky icon
In any field of endeavor, it is impossible to make a significant contribution without first being strongly influenced by past achievements within that field kelesmart
The following is a memo from the superintendent of the Mylar school district. "A recent six-month study, in which breakfast was made available at school for 100 schoolchildren ages five to twelve, found that children on the breakfast plan were less likely mamami sticky icon
Claim: It is no longer possible for a society to regard any living man or woman as a hero. Reason: The reputation of anyone who is subjected to media scrutiny will eventually be diminished. untermrad
As people rely more and more on technology to solve problems, the ability of humans to think for themselves will surely deteriorate.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement and explain your reasoni aschocolate
The following appeared in a newsletter offering advice to investors."Over 80 percent of the respondents to a recent survey indicated a desire to reduce their intake of foods containing fats and cholesterol, and today low-fat products abound in many food s Chukky sticky icon
A recent study reported that pet owners have longer, healthier lives on average than do people who own no pets. Specifically, dog owners tend to have a lower incidence of heart disease. In light of these findings, Sherwood Hospital should form a partnersh sh_shashi1
The best way for a society to prepare its young people for leadership in government,industry, or other fields is by instilling in them a sense of cooperation, not competition.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree nargess1981 sticky icon
Claim: Nations should suspend government funding for the arts when significant numbers of their citizens are hungry or unemployed.Reason: It is inappropriate—and, perhaps, even cruel—to use public resources to fund the arts when people's basic needs are n pookieeee sticky icon
Practicality is now our great idol, which all powers and talents must serve. Anything that is not obviously practical has little value in today's world. Sanilt237

Term
Although innovations such as video, computers, and the Internet seem to offer schools improved methods for instructing students, these technologies all too often distract from real learning. - GRE Issue 119 six11 GMAT/GRE
Argument Essay:->The following appeared in a memo from the vice president of marketing at Dura-Sock, Inc."A recent study of our customers suggests that our company is wasting the money it spends on its patented Endure manufacturing process, which ensures smartaquarius10 GMAT/GRE
The following appeared in a memo from the vice president of marketing at Dura-Sock, Inc."A recent study of our customers suggests that our company is wasting the money it spends on its patented Endure manufacturing process, which ensures that our socks ar cuijin1 sticky icon GMAT/GRE
The following appeared in a memo from the vice president of marketing at Dura-Sock, Inc."A recent study of our customers suggests that our company is wasting the money it spends on its patented Endure manufacturing process, which ensures that our socks ar aaish GMAT/GRE Argument Task
Television is entirely democratic in that its content is controlled by what the people want. angel GMAT/GRE
A nation should require all of its students to study the same national curriculum until they enter college. aloha871111 GMAT/GRE
Educational institutions have a responsibility to dissuade students from pursuing fields of study in which they are unlikely to succeed. wasainika17 GMAT/GRE
People's behavior is largely determined by forces not of their own making.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 arzoo GMAT/GRE
Claim: Governments must ensure that their major cities receive the financial support they need in order to thrive.Reason: It is primarily in cities that a nation's cultural traditions are preserved and generated. f26194572 GMAT/GRE
In any field of inquiry, the beginner is more likely than the expert to make important contributions.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. I madame GMAT/GRE

Term
Teachers' salaries should be based on their students' academic performance.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the claim. In developing and supporting your position, be sure to address the most compelling r ramzi sticky icon GMAT/GRE Issue Task
The following appeared in the City Council Proceedings of the local newspaper in Smithville:“The city council of Smithville has instituted changes to police procedures to improve the visibility of the police force. These changes require that the town hire Navgud sticky icon GMAT/GRE Argument Task
The following is a memorandum from the business manager of a television station."Over the past year, our late-night news program has devoted increased time to national news and less time to weather and local news. During this time period, most of the comp aminjavadi GMAT/GRE Argument Task
The best way to teach is to praise positive actions and ignore negative ones. amir_20051 GMAT/GRE Issue Task
2.The following appeared in a memo from the vice president of a food distribution company with food storage warehouses in several cities."Recently, we signed a contract with the Fly-Away Pest Control Company to provide pest control services at our warehou muddysahil GMAT/GRE Argument Task
"According to a recent report from our marketing department, during the past year, fewer people attended Super Screen-produced movies than in any other year. And yet the percentage of positive reviews by movie reviewers about specific Super Screen movies Neha Ghosh GMAT/GRE Argument Task
Issue: Parents should be able to monitor and restrict which books, digital media, or other information their children access or check out of the public library. amir_20051 GMAT/GRE Issue Task
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible, but more complex and mysterious. bpzeropb sticky icon GMAT/GRE Issue Task
The best way to teach—whether as an educator, employer, or parent—is to praise positive actions and ignore negative ones.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the claim. In developing and supporting your posi ramzi GMAT/GRE Issue Task
The following appeared in a memo from the Board of Directors of Butler Manufacturing."During the past year, workers at Butler Manufacturing reported 30 percent more on-the-job accidents than workers at nearby Panoply Industries, where the work shifts are asdsa111 sticky icon GMAT/GRE Argument Task

Teachers' salaries should be based on their students' academic performance.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the claim. In developing and supporting your position, be sure to address the most compelling r ramzi sticky icon GMAT/GRE Issue Task
The following appeared in the City Council Proceedings of the local newspaper in Smithville:“The city council of Smithville has instituted changes to police procedures to improve the visibility of the police force. These changes require that the town hire Navgud sticky icon GMAT/GRE Argument Task
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible, but more complex and mysterious. bpzeropb sticky icon GMAT/GRE Issue Task
The following appeared in a memo from the Board of Directors of Butler Manufacturing."During the past year, workers at Butler Manufacturing reported 30 percent more on-the-job accidents than workers at nearby Panoply Industries, where the work shifts are asdsa111 sticky icon GMAT/GRE Argument Task
In this age of intensive media coverage, it is no longer possible for a society to regard any living man or woman as a hero.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement and explain your reasoning for t Alexiel17 GMAT/GRE Issue Task
In any field of endeavor, it is impossible to make a significant contribution without first being strongly influenced by past achievements within that field.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement omeralamgir GMAT/GRE Issue Task
the following appeared in a letter to the editor of a Batavia newspaper."The department of agriculture in Batavia reports that the number of dairy farms throughout the country is now 25 percent greater than it was 10 years ago. During this same time perio nbkru2f GMAT/GRE Argument Task
Several charitable organizations in Pleasantville provide opportunities for teenagers to engage in community service. These organizations have a great need for volunteers, but in recent years, the number of teenage volunteers has significantly declined.Th manishgangwani GMAT/GRE Argument Task
The following appeared as a letter to the editor from a Central Plaza store owner."Over the past two years, the number of shoppers in Central Plaza has been steadily decreasing while the popularity of skateboarding has increased dramatically. Many Central Alexiel17 GMAT/GRE Argument Task
“Progress should be the aim of any great society. People too often cling unnecessarily to obsolete ways of thinking and acting because of both a high comfort level and a fear of the unknown.”Write a response in which you examine your position on the state Navgud GMAT/GRE Issue Task
essayE-rater's picture

Sentence: They need to project themselves as being sublime and affable personalities, so that public support is receieved and consequently it increase their chances of winning election.
Description: The fragment it increase their is rare
Suggestion: Possible agreement error: Replace increase with verb, past tense

Sentence: However, if a person has build a image for the purpose of decieving society, then such an outlook is more harmful when the reality is revealed.
Description: A verb 'to have', present tense, 3rd person singular is not usually followed by a verb, base: uninflected present, imperative or infinitive
Suggestion: Refer to has and build

Sentence: They need to project themselves as being sublime and affable personalities, so that public support is receieved and consequently it increase their chances of winning election.
Error: receieved Suggestion: received

Sentence: He was an inspiration for many young people and cancer pateints, but after his reality was exposed, he became an anathema for the society and lost all the honor and support given to him by the society.
Error: pateints Suggestion: patients

Sentence: However, if a person has build a image for the purpose of decieving society, then such an outlook is more harmful when the reality is revealed.
Error: decieving Suggestion: deceiving

flaws:
Always put a space after punctuation marks. E-rater is sensitive.

Attribute Value Ideal
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

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.