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C
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R
GomparisonlContrast
very
often
in
your
writing,
you
will
want
to
show
how
ideas,
people,
or
things
are
similaror different.
In
these
cases,
you
will
usea
comparisory'contrasttype
of
essay.
'when
youcompare
twothings, you
look
forhowthey
are
similar.
when
you
contrast
tro
thi.rgs,
you
lookforhowthey
are
different.
It
is
importantthat
therwothings
iou'.o-p"r.
o.
contrast
belong
to
the
same
general
class.
For
examlle,
you
p.ob"bly
would
not
want
to
compare
or contrast
a
house
and
a
dog.
you
could,
however,compareand
contrast
a
Japanese
house
and
a
Norih
American
house.
In
academic
wri
contrast
are
often
used
to
support
a
point
or
persuade
le,
in
a
political
science
clars,^you
might
compare
and
rs
in
order
io
pro,o.
which
one
was
c reforms.
In
a
literature
class,
stories
to
show
which
onevouou
might
compareand
contrast
rwoy
one
is
more
efficientthan
the
other.COMPARISON/CONTRASTA A
€'
 
The Language
of
ComparisonUsefulPhrasesand SentenceandGontrast:
Patterns
and.
.
too
as.
.
as
likewise
similarlyalike
both.
.
.
and
like
similar tothe
same
the
same
as
T
I
Toky"
has an
efficient
subwaysystem,
and
London
does
too.
Tokyo's
subwaysystem is as
efficient
as
London's.
Tokyo
has
an
efficient
subwaysystem.
Likewise,
London
has
an
efficient
subway system.
Tokyo
has
an
efficient
subwaysystem.
Similarly,
London
has
an
efficient
subway system.
NewYork
City
and
Tokyo
are
alike in
several
ways.
Both
Japan
and Koreaare
in
Asia.
The
weather
in
Philadelphia
is
like
the weather
in
Istanbul.
The
populationof
Vienna
is
similar to
the
population
of
Frankfurt.Philadelphia
has
the
same
kind
of
weather
as
Istanbul.
Thealtitude
of
Calcutta
is
the
same
as
the
altitude
of
Copenhagen.
-l
F
but
different fromhowever
in
contrast
onthe other
hand
while
whereas
unlike
although
Gontrast
IThe
Sahara desert has
a
dry climate,
but
the Amazon
rain
forest
has
a
wet climate.
The
climate
in
the
Saharadesert
is
very
different
from
the
climate
in
theAmazon
rain
forest.
The
Sahara desert has
a
dry climate.
Ilowever,
the Amazon
rain
forest
has
a
wetclimate.
The
Saharadesert has
a
dry climate.
In
contrast,theAmazonrain
forest
has
a
wetclimate.
The
Sahara deserthas
a
dry climate.
Onthe other
hand, theAmazonrain
forest
has
a
wet climate.
While
the
Sahara
desert
is
dry
the Amazon
rain
forest
is
wet.
Whereas the
Sahara
desert
is
dry
the Amazon
rain
forest
is
wet.
Unlike
rain
forests, deserts
get
very
little
rain.
Although
the
Saharadesert has
a
dry climate,
some crops
canbe
grown
there.
Even
though
the
Sahara
desert has
a
dry climate,
some crops
canbe
grown
there.
AA€t
CHAPTERS
 
I
Thefollowing
sentence
pattems
are
useful
in
writing
topic
sentences
and
thesis
statements
for
comparison/contrast
essays
"rd
p"r"gr-"p-ir,----
l.
There
are
several
I
differences
between
_and
I
similarities
There
are
severar
differercesbetweenhigh
scrnor
and,corbge.
There
are
severarsimirmitiesbetweqrhigh
scrwor
and
colJcge.
Z.
and
_are
I
similar
in
many
ways.
.
I
differentTlwi
food
ondVietwnlese
food
are
similm
in
malryurq,s.
Thaifoodand"Vietnamese
food,
ore
different
in
matyu,als.
3.
-is
I
differentfrom
_in
many
ways.
I
similartoMy
fadteris
dffirent
fronhis
olderbrother
in
many
trrcys.
My
fadvr
is
similm
n
his
olderbrother
inmmry
wrrys.
4.
and_have
I
several
things
in
common.
I
manv
My
bestfriend
annl
have
sec)era|things
in
comnwn.
revealsshows
+
demonstrates
A
con'parisort
behpeenjazz
and,rock'n'
rorJ
reuears
sonle
xnprising
similmities.
A
corrgarisorrbetwee^
jazz
and.
rock
'n'roil
revearssorne
swprising
differerces.
write
a
sampre
thesis
statement
for
a
comparison/contr$t
Gssay
on
eachof
thefollowingtopics.use
a
varietyof
the
sentence
pattems
modercdabove.
1.
Topic:
Chinese
food
and
Mexicanfood
Thesis
statement:
Z.
Topic:
Soccerandbasketball
Thesis
statement:.
5.
A
comparison
between
_and
3.
Topic
Capitalism
andcommunism
Thesis
statement:COMPABISON/CONTRAST
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