Comparison/Contrast        Paper      Karen S. Wright
Making comparisonsexamines two or more items:•Items alike•Items different•Or items that are both
S om e I ssues are T rivialWhether to ord er. . .                   hot, juicy p izza                          or         ...
Should I buy a. . .Ford               or                      Chevy?
C o mp a r is o n A l s o Dis c u s s e s       Un f a mil ia r T h in g s                      A sportswriter            ...
A history teacher might compare:  France’s court system  United States court system
Com isons Inf l uence Im t ant Decisions   par                  por                What will be                your major?...
Com isons M   par     ust Shar e Com on Gr ound                         m          T wo golfers:          D riving ab ili...
Or g a n i zi n g a Com pa r i s onT here are two b asic p atterns toorganize a com p arison/contrastp ap er: B lock P at...
Block OrganizationIn the block style of organization, eachsubject is discussed one at a time andthere are at least two par...
Block StyleFor an essay that compares and contrastswriting in college and writing at work:              Subject A: Writing...
Block OrganizationSubject B: Writing at WorkPoint 1: Audience:Boss or customerPoint 2: Purpose :To convey informationPoint...
Point-By Point O rganizationPoint 1: A udience       C ollege: Instructor       Work: BossPoint 2: Purpose       C ollege:...
Vocabulary of       Comparing/ContrastingAlthough      on the contraryboth          on the other handhowever       similar...
Can be as simple as comparing a                      Kitten              to aPuppy
CC                              OO                              NM                              TP                        ...
Most important: be organized       and it will. . .   put a smile on your face.
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  1. 1. Comparison/Contrast Paper Karen S. Wright
  2. 2. Making comparisonsexamines two or more items:•Items alike•Items different•Or items that are both
  3. 3. S om e I ssues are T rivialWhether to ord er. . . hot, juicy p izza or a sub sand wich
  4. 4. Should I buy a. . .Ford or Chevy?
  5. 5. C o mp a r is o n A l s o Dis c u s s e s Un f a mil ia r T h in g s A sportswriter might compare: The English sport of rugby American football
  6. 6. A history teacher might compare: France’s court system United States court system
  7. 7. Com isons Inf l uence Im t ant Decisions par por What will be your major? engineering chemistry law medicine
  8. 8. Com isons M par ust Shar e Com on Gr ound m T wo golfers: D riving ab ility P utting ab ility S and p lay P referred club s
  9. 9. Or g a n i zi n g a Com pa r i s onT here are two b asic p atterns toorganize a com p arison/contrastp ap er: B lock P attern Alternating P attern
  10. 10. Block OrganizationIn the block style of organization, eachsubject is discussed one at a time andthere are at least two paragraphs. Each section needs to be short. Readers can only remember short pieces of information.
  11. 11. Block StyleFor an essay that compares and contrastswriting in college and writing at work: Subject A: Writing in College Point 1: Audience Instructor Point 2: Purpose To fulfill an assignment. Point 3: Outcomes: Feedback, evaluation, grade
  12. 12. Block OrganizationSubject B: Writing at WorkPoint 1: Audience:Boss or customerPoint 2: Purpose :To convey informationPoint 3: Outcomes:Follow-up action
  13. 13. Point-By Point O rganizationPoint 1: A udience C ollege: Instructor Work: BossPoint 2: Purpose C ollege: To fulfill an assignm ent Work: To convey inform ationPoint 3: Outcomes C ollege: Feedback, grade Work: Follow-up action
  14. 14. Vocabulary of Comparing/ContrastingAlthough on the contraryboth on the other handhowever similarlyin contrast thoughlike where (whereas)while
  15. 15. Can be as simple as comparing a Kitten to aPuppy
  16. 16. CC OO NM TP RA AR SI TN IG N Different Kinds of Cows G
  17. 17. Most important: be organized and it will. . . put a smile on your face.

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