ENGL 1301 PowerPoint 10 Comparison

ENGL 1301 PowerPoint 10 Comparison - Comparison ENGL 1301...

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Comparison ENGL 1301
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Selecting Items for Comparison Determine what items to compare Make sure they share some common ground and there’s some recognizable basis for comparison Valid comparisons presents many possibilities: One is better One is well known, one less known Looking at both shows something not apparent when looking at only one
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Developing the Comparison Must have a focus Must have limited basis for comparison— related to purpose Thesis should reveal basis Successful comparisons use well-chosen details points of comparison show how items are alike and/or different some comparisons focus more or exclusively on similarities, others on differences
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Organizing Comparison Block Pattern—presents all the points of comparison for one item and then all of the points of comparison for the other works best with short papers or ones that include only a few points of comparison Alternating Pattern—presents a point about one item, then a corresponding point about the other use for longer papers with many points of comparison
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New York and London
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