Unformatted text preview: sentence, a correlation is evident. While there were four simple sentences, there were also four sentences under 15 words in length. Similarly, there were two compound sentences and two sentences with at least 30 words. The number of words with more than two syllables was surprisingly low. Throughout the first 100 words, only 10 of them had more than two syllables. The author doesn’t use many high level words, but is descriptive. Roughly 1/5 of the first 100 words were modifiers. This number is neither surprisingly high nor startlingly low....
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- Spring '07
- Syntactic entities, 22%, John Malloy