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Compare and Contrast Essay
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The purpose of a compare and contrast essay is to examine two things of interest and tell the reader about the similarities and differences between them.

There are many different formats for writing a compare and contrast essay. For the purpose of this assignment, we will focus on the most common format called the Feature by Feature Format, where we compare and contrast (similarities and differences) between two subjects (i.e. Singapore versus Trinidad, etc.) on three different features about the subjects (i.e. geography, people, and food, etc.)

Basic Structure:

|1st Paragraph – Introduction
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|3rd Paragraph – Similarities & Differences of 2nd Feature |
|Transition word/phrase |
|General Topic Sentence – State 2nd feature you are comparing & contrasting |
|State similarities between the two subjects about 2nd feature |
|State differences between the two subjects about 2nd feature |
|4th Paragraph – Similarities & Differences of 3rd Feature |
|Transition word/phrase |
|General Topic Sentence – State 3rd feature you are comparing & contrasting |
|State similarities between the two subjects about 3rd

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