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Comparison Paragraph Arranged by Similarities (Point-by-Point)


Comparison Paragraph Arranged by Similarities (Point-by-Point)



Remember, this comparison paragraph is organized by the similarities between a person, place or product as follows:

  Similarity 1: Phone Functions
      Samsung
    Apple

  Similarity 2: Screen Resolution
      Samsung
    Apple

  Similarity 3: camera
      Samsung
    Apple

* NOTE: With the order of this list, you're making the point that the phone is the least important element and that the camera is the most important.

Pay attention to the transition listed in EssayMaps. While many people believe that compare-and-contrast essays require compare-and-contrast transitions, one must uses several other types of transitions must be used.


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Topic Sentence

The topic sentence of a comparison (similarity) paragraph essentially tells the readers
the three similarities you will discuss in the paragraph, going to least to most important.




First Similarity
First (Least Important) Similarity


Here you write a sentence on the least important similarity of the first person, place or product (above)

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Here you write a sentence on the least important similarity of the first person, place or product (above)

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Second Similarity
Second Similarity


Here you write a sentence on the second similarity of the first person, place or product (above)

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Here you write a sentence on the second similarity of the first person, place of product (above)

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Most Important Similarity
Most Important Similarity


Here you write a sentence on the most important feature of the first person, place or product (above)

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Here you write a sentence on the most important features of the second person, place or product (above)

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Conclusion

Conclusion

Review the similarities and end with a strong concluding sentence.

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