Dogs with drastically different personalities and habits form close attachments all the time.” 2.
Evaluation Next, you want to evaluate what you’ve discussed or talk about possible future developments.
This is where you show the greater purpose of your topic.
It’s not, however, just a simple comparison – that’d be too easy, right?
It must serve a larger purpose by doing one of the following: There are several formats for writing a compare and contrast essay, but I’ll use point-by-point organization to make my outline.
Under the point-by-point organization for a compare and contrast essay outline, you’ll need as many paragraphs as the number of aspects you’re comparing and contrasting.
Each paragraph will have a topic sentence focused on the aspect you’re comparing and contrasting.
Each paragraph will also have two details about each subject as they relate to the aspect: Body paragraph #1The topic sentence states the main idea of the paragraph.
The topic sentence of my first paragraph might look like this: Aspect #1 – Topic sentence: “The first difference between Molly and Morgan is the way they accessorize; while both are budding fashionistas, each of the girls has her own personal style.” If you can ignore their cuteness (yup, I’m biased, but you See how easy crafting a paragraph is when you break it down?
It’s just a matter of putting it all together while focusing on three areas: 1.
Summary of main points First, you want to summarize your main points. You want to synthesize your thesis with the information in your body paragraphs.