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Gordon, Robert M. – English Journal, 1980
The Dale-Chall Readability Formula and the Fry Readability Graph were used to analyze passages of Plato's "Parmenides," a notoriously difficult literary piece. The readability levels of the text ranged from fourth to eighth grade (Dale-Chall) and from sixth to tenth grade (Fry), indicating the limitations of the readability tests. (DF)
Descriptors: Difficulty Level, Measurement Techniques, Readability, Readability Formulas