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  Long Differences Paragraph -- Organized Person, Product or Topic

Long Contrast (Differences) Paragraph
Organized by Person, Place or Topic (Block Method)

In this long compare-and-contrast paragraph, you contrast two people, places or topics
on three characteristics, going from least to most important.


Title

Thesis Statement
The thesis statement of a compare/contrast essay essentially tells the readers
what features you will discuss in the same order they will appear in the essay.


FIRST PERSON, PLACE OR TOPIC

First (Least Important) Difference

First (Least Important) Difference - Facts, Statistics, Quotes or Details
Here you provide your research, quotes or statistics.


Explanation or example
Here you explain the statistics or quotes or provide an example.
Possible Connectors:


Second Difference

Facts, Statistics, Quotes or Details --

Provide your research, quotes or statistics.


Explanation or Example
Explain the statistics or quotes or provide an example.



The Most Important Difference

Facts, Statistics, Quotes or Details --
Provide your research, quotes or statistics.


Explanation or Example
Explain the statistics or quotes or provide an example.






SECOND PERSON, PLACE OR TOPIC

First (Least Important) Difference

Facts, Statistics, Quotes or Details
Here you provide your research, quotes or statistics.
Possible Connectors



Explanation or example
Here you explain the statistics or quotes or provide an example.
Possible Connectors:



Second Difference

Facts, Statistics, Quotes or Details --
Provide your research, quotes or statistics.
Possible Connectors



Explanation or Example
Explain the statistics or quotes or provide an example.



The Most Important Difference Facts, Statistics, Quotes or Details --
Provide your research, quotes or statistics.
Possible Connectors



Explanation or Example
Explain the statistics or quotes or provide an example.



Paragraph Conclusion
Review the differences and end with a strong concluding sentence.



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