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Compare and Contrast 2

  • Date Submitted: 12/11/2011 08:33 PM
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How would you go about writing an essay about Contrast and Comparison? I believe it’s how things compare or differ between each other.   Do you think you have what It takes do a contrast and comparison essay?
A Comparison is the act of comparing, and examination of two or more objects with the view of discovering the resemblances or differences. (http://ardictionary.com) A Contrast is the difference between tow objects either people or places. (http://yardictionary.com) I believe the best comparison and contrast literary works are Death and Impermanence. Death isn’t necessary a good thing but we all have to go through it weather we want to or not.   Death is a part of our lives weather it comes early or later for some people. Impermance means that the property of not existing for over a long duration. (www.thefreedictionary.com) Death’s meaning is the permanent termination of the biological functions that have a living organism. (http://en.wikipedia.org)   So me being me I don’t think I would want either one of these to happen to me.
To show examples of what Death and Impermance have in common and what they share for differences I picked “A father’s Story” by (Dubos) and I also picked “Because I could not Stop for Death” by (Dickinson).   To make it easier I’m going to explain all the things that they have in common first. A comparison is that both things have people that would do anything for anybody in their lives. They live and die for the people in their lives. Plus they both have different feelings on how death comes upon them.
The contrast/ difference between the story and the poem are that the poem just talks about all the things that they got to do before death. It also talks about all the things that they loved to see on their way out “We passed the school where children strive at recess in the ring.” (Clugston, R sec 12.4) The short story tells us about young people that teach other children how to ride horses. The story tells us how father Paul...


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