Use Text Analysis to Clarify the Intentions of Your Own Writing
This recipe uses frequency list and Concordance tools to determine the impact and clarity of your own writing.
- Appreciate the message you are hoping to communicate in your prose;
- Generate a list of most frequently used words in your document with a List Words tool such as the Voyant Corpus Term Frequencies;
- Evaluate the closeness of the words returned to your desired message;
- Explore possibly contradictory words through the Voyant Document KWICs;
- Modify your text to better reflect your intentions.
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Submitted by sondheim on Sat, 02/26/2011 - 00:00