Writing: Comparison/Contrast Essay
October 7th 2008
Living in the Netherlands compared to Living in France.
France is a country just a few hundred miles away for any Dutchmen; with its rolling hills and sunflowers it is a very nice place to go. This is why it has been in the top five of vacation destinations since polls were held. Maybe because Thesis: Even though the Netherlands is much more stressful, we change more with the times then the French do.
Topic sentence: The Netherlands, it is crowded, live is fast and all time is valuable. We Dutchmen live in one of the most stressful societies in the world, and in Holland the population density is also one of the highest in the world. France on the other hand is full of empty space, knows the tradition of de-stressing leisure time, and low work hours. Topic ending: So it is nice to work there but it is more often then not the same kind of work for a long time.
Topic sentence: In Holland we continually innovate and think of ways to improve the way we think, travel, and many other aspects of our daily lives. On of the reasons we like France so much is because it never changes. You can go to the same camping every year and it’s like you never left, the same old shop and restaurant are there, nothing new has been build and it’s all the same. Topic ending: In The Netherlands every inch is thought for and build upon, so a city appearance can change a lot in a year. Topic sentence: The best of what France produces can be bought here in shops. In resent years we Dutchmen have even been even able to buy brains (of sheep) from France. We al ready had the fine wines, dozens of cheeses and even snails are a regular picture on the menu of a good restaurant. Topic ending: The only thing we can’t buy here is the view the French have while there eating.
Restated Thesis: Living in the Netherlands is more stressful then living in France, but at least live changes with the times, and you can buy a lot of...