guidane on how to approach and write a ‘compare’ essay
Explain how to compare and contrast two or more literary texts
Overview | How do separation and divorce affect teenagers and change parent-child relationships? In this lesson, students compare two short texts, both about teens leaving their mothers to live with their fathers. They compare these two texts by placing them “in conversation” with one another and completing a Venn diagram. Finally, students write an essay about the similarities and differences they see in these pieces.
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Finally, explain that by putting the texts into conversation with each other and completing the Venn diagram they are now ready to write an essay that compares the two texts.