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Find helpful tips How to write comparison essay successfully. Learn more about how to focus on the similarities and differences

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Write comparison essay 1

  1. 1. Comparison Essay  Comparison essays require you to focus on similarities certain things commonly two things  Makes connections between ideas.  Engage you in critical thinking
  2. 2. Guide on How to Write a Comparison Essay  Step 1: Select a relevant and informative topic The subjects should be similar but different. This helps in creating a meaningful comparison essay. Step 2: Brainstorm similarities between your subjects Finding similarities can be challenging. However, with a diagram, it can be easier. Using a table, you can identify similarities between items more effectively After generating a list of similarities, settle on most relevant. Additionally, the selected similarities should be course relevant, informative, and most important.
  3. 3. Step 3: Develop a Thesis Statement for your Comparison Essay  Choose the main argument for your comparison essay. This will guide you through the essay. A good essay should always have a thesis statement  Step 4: Select your Comparison Essay Structure  Comparison Essays can be written in different structures. You can choose a block or alternating structure.
  4. 4. Comparison Essay Block pattern  This is also known as subject to subject pattern.  This pattern, your body will have two sections  The first section will discuss the first subject  The second section will discuss the second subject
  5. 5. Structure of Comparison Essay Block pattern 1. Introduction 2. First subject; 3. Comparison 4. Comparison 5. Comparison 6. Second subject 7. Comparison 8. Comparison 9. Comparison 10. Conclusion
  6. 6. Comparison Essay Alternating Pattern  This pattern is also known as point by point pattern.  Your essay will have five paragraphs when comparison points are three.  Your body will have one section with three paragraphs.  In each paragraph, you will compare both subjects.
  7. 7. Structure of Comparison Essay Alternating Pattern 1. Introduction 2. Body paragraphs; 3. Comparison 4. Comparison 5. Comparison 6. Conclusion
  8. 8. Step 5: Make an outline for your Comparison Essay  Based on your selected structure, make an outline.  Writing an outline will make it easy to write a logical essay.  Proving more details will make it easy to write your essay.  Also, more details reduce chances of omitting important information.
  9. 9. Step 6: Write your Comparison Essay  Using your outline, start writing your essay. Provide evidence to support your arguments. Every paragraph should discuss one point. Use transitional words to give your essay a nice flow. Words such as similarly, likewise, and both are ideal for the comparison essay.  Your introduction should be interesting. It should give your reader a good impression  In the body paragraphs, you should follow the following steps. Start by stating your point. The, provide supporting evidence. Use a transition word when moving from one paragraph to the next.  In conclusion, close your argument. Stress your main argument. Then summarize the similarities
  10. 10. Step 7: Edit your Comparison Essay  The final step in writing a comparison essay is editing it. Read and reread the essay to check for any mistakes.  These could be grammatical errors, wrong spellings, and poor formatting.  Such mistakes can lower your grades. Removing them is this essential.