It is not only a matter of scale : the perspective one chooses is crucial when it comes to visualize how difficult a text is. Two main options can be taken into consideration:
- An overview in form of a summary which enables to compare a series of phenomena for the whole text.
- A visualization which takes the course of the text into account, as well as the possible evolution of parameters.
I already dealt with the first type of visualization on this blog when I evoked Amazon’s text stats. To sum up, their simplicity is also their main problem, they …more ...