To compare means to point out similarities; to contrast means to specify differences. ... For example, Henry Thoreaua#39;s careful observation of nature inspires the comparison in his diary between plants and people. Another diarist in this chapter, W. N. P. Barbellion, contrasts two encounters he had in London; the first with a beautiful young mother he met on his way to Albert Hall; ... The comparison/contrast essay often attempts to specify in a systematic way the likenesses or differencesanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Journal Reader|
|Author||:||Anthony C. Winkler, Jo Ray McCuen|
|Publisher||:||Harcourt College Pub - 1993|