Comparison and Contrast Essay
Prepared for the Communication Competencies Center University of Puerto Rico at Humacao Title V Project
Aníbal Muñoz Claudio
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Writing Comparison or Contrast Essays
A Comparison or Contrast essay is an essay in which you either compare something or contrast something. A comparison essay is an essay in which you emphasize the similarities, and a contrast essay is an essay in which you emphasize the differences. We use comparison...
How to Write a Compare and Contrast Essay
1. Formulating Your Argument
Pick two subjects that can be compared and contrasted in a meaningful way. The first step to writing a successful compare and contrast essay is to pick two subjects that are different enough to be contrasted, but similar enough...
COMPARE AND CONTRAST
Emphasizes the similarities between two things, ideas, concepts, or points of view.
Emphasizes the differences between two things, ideas, concepts, or points of view
How to Write a Comparison/Contrast Essay:
1. The two items should make sense to compare...
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...
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...
Comparison/Contrast of "Cut" and "The Fourth of July"
In the two essays "Cut," by Bob Greene and "The Fourth of July," by Audre Lorde they both discuss how disappointments as a child affected their lives. Greene's essay gives five examples about how five boys were cut from a sports team...
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Topic: Similarities and
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Background Information: Eating out is a luxury that many people enjoy on a regular basis.
Thesis Statement: There are several similarities and differences...
Probably one of the first essays you ever had to write (after you wrote about what you did on your summer vacation) was a book review of some kind. You probably gave a brief run-down of the book's major characters, a summary of the plot (if there was one) or told what the book was about, and then said...
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ESSAYS OF COMPARISON AND CONTRAST
Essays of comparison and contrast discuss differences and similarities
between two ideas, subjects, or issues.
Model essay 1:
The battle between the sexes started with Adam...
are some contrast conjunctions that you can use:
|Short Conjunctions |Subordinating Conjunctions |
|However, | |
|In contrast, |On the other hand, |
|By contrast, ...
A: Causes and Effects Essay Topics
1. The effect of a parent, teacher, or friend on your life
2. Why you selected your major
3. The effects of cramming for an examination
4. The effects of peer pressure
5. Why some students cheat
6. The effects of growing up with a personal computer
7. The effects...
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...
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...
November 18, 2012
Comparison and contrast essay
Topic: Baseball vs. Basketball
No matter what day it is everyone always wants to watch some kind of sport, and the two most favorite sports are baseball and basketball. These two sports have made millions upon millions of dollars. Baseball is known...
How to write an essay (guidelines)
I. The structure of an essay:
1. The introductory paragraph – tells the reader what the essay is about.
To write it you are to do the following:
a) Introduce the topic in general.
b) Narrow the topic down to focus more on the question.
c) Restate the question...
1. In this essay I am going to compare Malta with Cyprus. 2. In this essay I am going to compare between Malta and Cyprus....
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...
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...
Essay #4- Comparison and Contrast
“Living in a big city or in a small town”
College Composition I English 101 A01
Professor R. Soy
November 12, 2014
As we become adults, we come across the broad decision of choosing a place we can call
home. Many factors need to be taken into...
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...
(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...
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...
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This first year of high school has gone by flying! I still can’t believe the school year is almost over. This freshman year I met six incredible people they were my teachers. Each one of them has taught me something new throughout the year. It went from...
Comparison and Contrast Essay: City or the country
The opinions of city dwellers about people lining in the countryside are like two sides of a coin. Some may think that the countryside is romantic and peaceful; others may consider that it is just muddy fields and nothing else. Although the countryside...
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...
The two people that I am writing about on my comparison and contrast essay are Chris Brown and Trey Songz. They are my favorite singers. The first person I’m going to write about is Chris Brown. He’s really a good teenage singer.
He’s a lot like the 18-year old boy living in the house next door to...
Comparison and Contrast of Two Literary Works
Holly R. Long-Williams
ENG125: Introduction to Literature
Angela di Gualco
August 12, 2014
Comparison and Contrast of Two Literary Works
The short stories “Country Lovers” and “The Welcome Table” have some similarities and...
im just searching for a comare & contrast essay to submit to my college...
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