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COMPARE AND CONTRAST PAPER A Compare and Contrast paper is just what it sounds like. It is a paper which attempts to show the fundamental similarities and differences between two things. Sample topics include: 1. Basketball vs. Football 2. Dogs vs. Cats 3. Fall vs. Spring Note that there should be no aesthetic judgment made. There is no attempt to declare on necessarily better than the other, merely to establish whether the two things are primarily alike or primarily different. BOOKKEEPING This paper should be 3-4 pages long
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Unformatted text preview: and follow all of the guidelines on the syllabus. GRADING Grading for this paper will be based on the same criteria as the previous papers. The paper is worth 75 points. Content grade will be based on the following: Clear thesis which lists points (5 points) Completeness of comparison/contrast (25 points) Organization and Unity (25 points) Coherence (20 points) Grammar Fragment or run-on sentence -1 point All other mistakes-1 point/ 4 mistakes or fraction thereof 1-4 mistakes = -1 5-8 mistakes = -2, etc....
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course ENG 1180 taught by Professor Michaelwallwork during the Fall '11 term at Michigan State University.

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