Tuesday, Oct. 4th. Peer Workshop (Complete Draft Needed) Monday, Oct. . 10th Final Essay Due Date Wednesday, Oct. 12th. For the compare and contrast essay, you will want to focus on either compare (similarities) or contrast (differences). I personally recommend contrasting, as it is often easier. You will...
are some contrast conjunctions that you can use:
|Short Conjunctions |Subordinating Conjunctions |
|However, | |
|In contrast, |On the other hand, |
|By contrast, ...
Directions: Fill in the chart first. Then write your title,
introductory sentence, topic sentences, and conclusion
Introductory Sentence __________________________
Compare and Contrast Essay
Language – Writing
The purpose of a compare and contrast essay is to examine two things of interest and tell the reader about the similarities and differences between them.
There are many different formats for writing a compare and contrast essay. For the purpose of this...
DEVELOPING PARAGRAPHS: COMPARISON/ CONTRAST
Writing a paragraph using comparison or contrast requires the development of two topics at the same time. In this chapter, you will concentrate on the special needs of this challenging rhetorical form.
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choosing a two-part...
Essays are generally scholarly pieces of writing written from an author's personal point of view, but the definition is vague, overlapping with those of an article, a pamphlet and a short story.
Essays can consist of a number of elements, including: literary criticism, political manifestos, learned...
(optional) and graded original are due two weeks after your graded essay is returned. Revision comment sheet is needed as well.
1) The following suggestions ask for a comparison/contrast in fairy tales. A comparison/
contrast is a useful device for pointing out similarities and differences so...
vast food and pleasure. Also, William Bradford another pilgrim who arrived to Plymouth on the coast of Massachusetts, wrote a book called “ Of Plymouth Plantation ” in which he describes what really happened, how the pilgrims actually lived. The purpose of this essay is to compare and contrast both authors...
Things You'll Need
Examine the topic or subject of the essay. Take time to consider it, then choose a thesis or idea that is not only interesting to you, but is debatable. Write it down on a piece of scrap paper...
Chapter 23 Comparison and Contrast: Showing Similarities and Differences
Comparison and Contrast
Showing Similarities and Differences
Writing Writing Comparison and Contrast . . . . . . . . . . . . 439 Finding Patterns in Photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 445 Practicing...
Fresh Foods VersusCanned Foods make titles brief but vivid
I think we all know the fresher the food we eat the better it is for our bodies than canned, frozen, or highly-processed foods. Consuming food is a necessity that we as humans must do to sustain life. At least three times a day humans reach...
Comparison and Contrast Essay
Prepared for the Communication Competencies Center University of Puerto Rico at Humacao Title V Project
Aníbal Muñoz Claudio
Introduction …………………...………………………………………………………i General Objective ………….…………………………………………………………ii Specific Objectives ……………...
Essays are generally short pieces of writing written from an author's personal point of view, but the definition is vague, overlapping with those of an article, a pamphlet and a short story.
Essays can consist of a number of elements, including: literary criticism, political manifestos, learned arguments...
The following essay will be discussing families within the United Kingdom compared and contrasted to other countries and how the aspects of family life vary. Family life and values have changed over the past few centuries due to a lot of factors such as globalisation, technology developments and mass...
Discursive Essay Plan
Paragraph 1 – Introduction
Your first paragraph should:
• be a general introduction. Don’t include specific points from the main body of the argument
• include a response to the title. You may need to identify the issues that lie behind the title, to give historical...
decided to compare and contrast fast food and home cooked |
|compare and/or contrast? |food. Only because I love to eat. |
|What are the similarities between the two objects, people, |Both have good food. ...
AP-English III/Fast Food Nation
13 February 2007
1.Epigraph and Introduction
I. Respond to the Epigraph: " A savage servility slides by on grease." - Robert Lowell.
2.Introduction- What main point is Schlosser making in his introduction? Support your answer with text.
Before reading Schlosser’s Fast Food Nation, it may be beneficial to review a few literary terms that will guide you through his book and allow you to better see the flow and coherence of his argument. They are:
(1.) Metaphor: A Greek word literally meaning, “transfer” (“meta”...
Compare / Contrast Essay
Your focus on this paper is to look BEYOND the obvious similarities and differences in our readings to come up with startling or unexpected points of comparison or contrast. Therefore, you can contrast two articles that seem similar on the surface, or compare two...
Food Addiction and Obesity: Can I have Fries with that?
November 5, 2013
Statistical information taken in 2010 reveals that a staggering 70% of adult Americans are overweight or obese. This proposes the question: Can food be an addiction? Research has...
2 February 2013
Comparison and Contrast Essay
Lowe’s Foods vs. Harris Teeter
When choosing a deli to purchase your cold cuts from you will need to compare and contrast your choices. When weighing your options, you should look at all of the aspects from cleanliness...
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Country” are two the texts to be compared. Though they share similarities, they too are quite
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In the book Guns, Germs, and Steel written by Jared Diamond, he explains how the environment and geographic location of certain civilizations led them to advance technologically faster and thus dominate others. Diamond mentions five ultimate factors that contributed...
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many beliefs of what composes our philosophy of fashion. Have you ever eaten Armani or worn pasta? I often marvel when looking at fashion magazines and food magazines thinking, "What is the difference?" Have we come to a point where what we eat and what we wear make us who we are? I argue, "Does it really...
Topic. Write an essay in which you show how food–its production, preparation, and/or consumption–affects
everyday life beyond its obvious role as one of the basic necessities; that is, try to explore in your essay the cultural,
psychological, and social influences of food on you and those around...
Topic: Similarities and
Differences between Fast Food
and Home-Made Food
Background Information: Eating out is a luxury that many people enjoy on a regular basis.
Thesis Statement: There are several similarities and differences...
Although both the Mancipal and the Oxford Clerik are very smart, the Manciple uses his smarts for outsmarting his bosses, while the Clerik uses his for reading and writing. Both of these characters in Chaucer’s poem, The Canterbury Tales, have similarities and differences...
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Political Parties Essay
Welfare and poverty in my opinion are important issues in our Country and is something that I believe everyone should be concerned about. For my essay, I chose to compare and contrast both the Democratic Party and Republican Party stances...