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    Default The Flesch Reading-Kincaid scale

    Please can someone tell me what is the Flesch-Kincaid scale/grade levels.

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    Default Re: The Flesch Reading-Kincaid scale

    Quote Originally Posted by Cassy
    Please can someone tell me what is the Flesch-Kincaid scale/grade levels.
    http://www.usingenglish.com/glossary...aid-index.html

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    Default Re: The Flesch Reading-Kincaid scale

    Quote Originally Posted by Cassy
    Please can someone tell me what is the Flesch-Kincaid scale/grade levels.
    Also, see this discussion:

    http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/fr...ng-levels.html
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    What is considered a good score for general novel? Apparently, something like John Irving's book has a rather high F-C grade level (11th grade), but Hemingway or Mark Twain pretty low (8th grade?)

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    It's an oversimplistic view to extend it to literary worth; Hemingway is celebrated for his style, which is marked by its lexical simplicity.

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