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GRE Essay Topic 892 - The following appeared in an article in a magazine for writers. "A recent study showed that in describing a typical day's conversation, people make an average of 23 references to watching television and only 1 reference to reading fiction. This result suggests that, compared with the television industry, the publishing and bookselling industries are likely to decline in profitability. Therefore, people who wish to have careers as writers should acquire training and experience in writing for television rather than for print media. " Discuss how well reasoned you find this argument.


Watching television vs reading fiction Score: 4 October 28th, 2016 by hasti
While it may be true that television industry is likely to have a higher profitability than the publishing and bookselling industries, this author does not make a cogent case for acquiring trainin... Read more
Humans and their choices Score: 5 May 26th, 2015 by findscore.com
The article contends that as people tend watch television more than reading books, people should pursue career as a writer in television shows, not print media. It may be true that people tend to w... Read more
Impact of television Score: 4 August 11th, 2012 by findscore.com
The recent study which was specified, shows the impact of over usage of television.It could be clearly noted from the study, that people are more interested in watching tv than reading novels or ma... Read more
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television writing vs. reading fiction Score: 4.5 February 9th, 2008 by findscore.com
This article cites a recent study showing that during a typical day people make an average of 23 references to watching television but only one reference to reading fiction. From these statistics t... Read more
No title Score: 4 August 16th, 2007 by findscore.com
The argument is well-presented at first glance. The arguer suggests writers should train themselves for television writing rather than for print writing. In order to support his/her point of view, ... Read more
bookselling and television Score: 4.5 March 29th, 2007 by findscore.com
In this argument, the author claims that anyone who wish to have a career as writers should acquire training and experience in writing for television rather than for print media. To support... Read more
television vs print media Score: 5 February 2nd, 2007 by findscore.com
In this argument, the arguer makes the conclusion that people who wish to have careers as writers should acquire training and experience in writing for television rather than for print media. To su... Read more



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