In a compare and contrast essay you have to accentuate the similarities, and dissimilarities, between two or more objects, or entities. It’s one of the easier types of essays, where you have to evaluate the point that you were asked to compare, or contrast. Also, you have to use transition words to compare, or contrast, different ideas, so your essay will look more consistent. Brainstorming is useful; you need a range of ideas from which to choose the most important. Also, while brainstorming, you will probably come up with questions that the readers’ might ask, so you will be able to disclose them in your essay. Do some more research to be able to answer these questions correctly. Think well, before starting your essay, about everything you have gathered to ensure that you will be able to organize all the information you’ve got properly.
The introduction should disclose the topic and any additional information on it. Add a thesis statement here. Basically, prepare the reader for what you are going to write about. Continue reading How to Write a Compare and Contrast Essay