As with all exceptional VCE essays, I would stress that you DO NOT disregard the significance of beginning your essay with an introduction that neatly and briefly outlines your arguments in relation to the essay topic.You SHOULD also have a conclusion to close your essay, which functions as a summary to the ideas you have conveyed in your body paragraphs.
- Why did the authors choose to write about a specific setting/context?
Were they directly involved in the social/political issues explored in the texts themselves?
To do this efficiently, employ the so called Venn Diagram.
Venn diagram depicts objects of comparison as two partially overlapping areas.
Each section will explore juiciness, taste and color of a certain kind of oranges.
Just when you thought you had finally become accustomed to the complicated art of essay writing, VCE decides to throw you a curveball in the form of a reading and comparing essay that addresses not just one, but texts.Now that you have gathered enough material and got an idea what is a compare and contrast essay, you can start actual writing.The paper may be organized in a variety of ways, and they all are valid and welcomed as long as you compare appropriate parameters of selected objects.Just remember that while looking for traits to match you should correlate the same parameters of explored objects, like plot and motifs of books or movies, price, quality and branding of some products or color, taste and juiciness of different sorts of oranges.Comparing color of one sort of oranges to scent or price of other sort is meaningless and thus cannot be considered true comparison.Yes, the topic is assigned, yet how it will be presented depends on you.For example, in the framework of drawing analogy between two books of your choice you are free to select books: Depending on the selected type of comparison, you will build the paper in a particular but consistent way.This area of study relates to comparing and contrasting two texts in order to unearth the common themes, ideas, motifs and issues explored.By drawing upon similarities and differences, we are enabled to gain a more profound comprehension of both texts.However, aside from merely comparing what is presented on the of a text, (symbols, characters, motifs, themes etc) it is also imperative that you delve a little deeper.Some questions you might want to ask yourself as you are planning a comparative essay are:- What message are the authors trying to convey?