For this essay you will compare or contrast two of the following essay from the Wake Tech English 111 Reader. ”Learning to Read w Write” by Frederick Douglass, ”Mother Tongue” by Amy Tan, ”Family Values” by Richard Rodriguez or ”Stone Soup” by Barbara Kingsolver. Your Analysis should be specific meaningful and illuminative. Be sure to use textual evidence to support your claims and interpret the quotes sufficiently. Additionally your exploration of the similarities or differences should lead you do some specific claim that expands beyond the simple statement that these two esseys are alike in some ways but different and others. How are they different? Why?
What historical, political or social influences led to that outcome? Why is that important? There are three different purposes for this type of essay; you will need to choose one: 1 Show how two similar things are in fact, quite different 2-Show how two different things are more similar than people may think 3- Explain the superiority of one thing over another. To organize essay you must use the point by point method. Introductory Paragraph 1. Opening comments to attract the reader attention 2. Thesis with points First Supporting Paragraph-First Point Topic Sentence First Essey number 1 +details/examples +details/examples +details/examples Second Essey +details/examples +details/examples +details/examples Second Supporting Paragraph-Second Point (same as first) Third Supporting Paragraph-Third Pint (same as first and second example lay out) Closing Paragraph-Conclusion
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