Comparing Three Articles on the Film Along Came Polly

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Comparing Three Articles on the Film Along Came Polly

For my investigation, I am going to compare a newspaper, magazine and

an internet article. The articles are on films. The film I'm going to

do is Along Came Polly, from The Daily Mail, OK! Magazine and

www.bbc.co.uk/somerset/films/2004/02/along_came_polly.shtml. I will

get my example of 100 words from the first 20 sentences.

Hypothesis

My hypothesis is that magazine articles use longer words than

newspaper articles.

Newspaper

Length of words

Tally

Frequency

1

6

2

20

3

23

4

20

5

13

6

8

7

1

8

6

9

1

10

1

11

1

12

0

13

0

14

0

15

0

Total

100

Magazine

Length of words

Tally

Frequency

1

4

2

19

3

25

4

15

5

14

6

9

7

6

8

3

9

3

10

1

11

0

12

1

13

0

14

0

15

0

Total

100

Median, Mean, Mode and Range

Newspaper

Length of words

Frequency

No Frequency

Cumulative Frequency

1

6

6

6

2

20

40

26

3

23

69

49

4

20

80

69

5

13

65

82

6

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