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Comparison/Contrast

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Destiny Vaughn

on 26 October 2016

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Transcript of Comparison/Contrast

Comparison/Contrast
Comparison
Is a writer who is only concerned with similarities may identify the items to be compared and then list the ways they are alike.
The Comparison/ Contrast between Martin L.King & Rosa parks
Martin Luther King Jr and Rosa Parks had one main goal in common.They both wanted to stop the segregation on the bus lines in the 1900's.Martin Luther King Jr is an African-American who was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. Rosa Parks is also African-American. She was born on February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee Alabama.King’s philosophy of nonviolent resistance lead to his arrest in the 1950s and 60s. Parks was also arrested when she refused to give up her seat due to none being available for the white individuals, which lead to a city wide boycott that lasted 381 days.
What is comparison and contrast?
Writers use Comparison an Contrast to explain something similar to or different from something else.
Reading Comparison and Contrast
When reading, first establish what is being compared and contrasted to what.
Next determine whether the similarities, differences or both are being presented.
Usually the topic sentence will express the basic relationship between the ideas or items being discussed .
Contrast
Is a writer who will only point out the differences between two items and list how they are unalike.
Writing a Comparison or Contrast paragraph
When writing paragraphs it is often best to focus either on similarities or on differences, instead of trying to cover both.
Developing a comparison or contrast paragraph involves writing a topic sentence and developing points of comparison or contrast.
When writers use comparison or contrast sometimes they also include transitions to introduce each important point they are making such as alike, both, like,differs from, despite and unlike.
Comparison treats similarities where as Contrast empathizes differences
Comparison and Contrast Transitions
Pattern can be Diagrammed as follows:
Both are african americans who live in the south Where the discrimination against blacks was very high.

Martin Luther king stated his passion and dreams by presenting them in front of thousands of people being that he was not afraid.
Rosa parks stated her beliefs through out one word "NO"
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