Throughout the tenure of education, a student needs to write a variety of papers and essay or do project plan writing. Compare and Contrast Essay Writing is one of such form of writings. While writing a compare and contrast essay one needs to take two subjects and show their similarities and their differences, it is similar to writing a critique paper to some extent. This type of essay writing has similar writing format
- an introduction,
- a main body and
Few important points to keep in mind while writing such essay are:
1. In your introduction introduce both subjects and present the points you intend to make. Try summarizing the points of discussion you are going to compare within the main body of your essay. You can also mention the important factors, the reader will come to know in your comparison.
2. There are various ways of organizing the body of an essay in compare and contrast essay.
One of the way is to you can begin by saying what you have to say about the first subject you are discussing, then make all the points you want to make about the second subject. This method of discussion is called subject-by-subject essay.
The other way is to compare one topic of both. This method is called as point-by-point essay.
Like in any essay, finish your essay by a proper conclusion. Here summarize the points you made in the body of the essay.