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Unformatted text preview: ENGL 102: Intermediate College Writing Instructor: Sutton Adams Comparative Analysis (100 pts.) Overview In this essay, you will examine two cultural texts that appear to “tell the same story” and analyze how differences in factors such as medium, genre, purpose, audience, stance as well as any other rhetorical or creative factors or goals shape the ways in which narratives and information are constructed and presented. Your essay will include an argumentative thesis statement as well as specific evidence from your chosen texts to support your points. Choosing a topic In deciding what kinds of texts to examine for this assignment, you may want to choose-an original text (book, short story, film, play, TV show, etc.) that has been adapted for a different medium-two versions of a text within the same medium or genre (e.g. 2 versions of a film, older TV shows or films updated for contemporary audiences, original songs v. cover albums, etc.)-two texts that present the same information in different media or genres (e.g. a non-fiction book vs. a -two texts that present the same information in different media or genres (e....
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