Write an essay that compares or contrasts two separate things (well-known people


Write an essay that compares or contrasts two separate things (well-known
people/ideas/ places/times, things, experiences, events, etc.) Develop a thesis, and then
support this thesis in the body of the paper. You will only be comparing OR contrasting
not both. Comparing means looking for similarities, while contrasting means looking for
ditterences. If vou utilize research. vou must include 1n-text citations and a Works Cited
Dage
TOPIC
Compare or contrast any two things that are not obvious or commonly covered; local
and current themes are often the least covered and most interesting
RESEARCH:
This is not a research paper. You may use credible, scholarly sources if you choose.
The sources may come from a website, ournal, book, or the CPCC online databases (like
ProQuest or Opposing Viewpoints) or the CPCC library. You must include a correctly
cited in-text citation and a Works Cited page. You cannot use Wikipedia, Debate.org,
ProCon.org. The Onion. or Dailv Mall or anv take news web site. Please contact me tor
help if needed.
PLAGIARISM:
Your essav will he automaticallv submitted to TurnItIn to check for nlaciarism.
Plagiarized essavs will earn a grade of O. Please
, review the plagiarism policv as stated in the course
The essav must he 3 full naoes minimum
HODMAT•
Use MLA 8 format for title, heading, citations, and the works cited page. Your works
cited page must be included but does NOT count as part of the 3-page minimum.
WORD CHOICE: Use Third Person Point of View and a formal tone. Avoid using, slang, informal
language, and contractions.
Do not use first person (I. me. mv) or second person (vou. vour) pronouns


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