{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Showing Similarities and Differences

Showing Similarities and Differences - Comparing and Click...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/9/11 Showing Similarities and Differences (Chapter 14) Comparing and Contrasting
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
4/9/11 The big trick? Two methods of organization Subject by subject … in which the writer describes the key points of one subject first (land-line phones) and then describes the key points of a second subject (cell phones) Point by point … in which the writer choose major points about which t6o compare or contrast the two subjects (cell and land-line phones) and then discusses both subjects with each point (convenience, cost, for example)
Background image of page 2
4/9/11 Which organization does Mr. Tipmore prefer you use? He prefers point by point. And why? a) It follows the organizational format you’ve been perfecting all semester b) It emphasizes the idea of shared characteristics c) It makes effective use of evidence when comparison or contrasting those characteristics
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
4/9/11 Purposes of comp/contrast essays Express ideas (your experiences at rock concerts vs. orchestral concerts) Inform (how do both kinds of performances follow certain established rituals and standards?) Persuade (orchestral concerts
Background image of page 4
Image of page 5
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}