Identify all the similarities between the two and then identify all the ways the y are different.

assignment is to compare and contrast the book and movie of The Hunger
Games in an academic paper of approximately 500 words (about two double

spaced typed
pages.)
A comparison and contrast paper can be structured in one of two ways:
1.
You identify all the similarities between the two and then identify all the ways
the
y are different.
2.
You identify several different criteria for your comparison/contrast, and then for
each of those criteria you show the ways in which they are similar or different.

You should have an introduction which uses one of the
following
academic strategies
:

Begin with a quotation

Begin with a
statement recognizing an opinion or approach differ
ent from the one
you plan to take in your essay
(for example, Though most people might believe X, I
hope to prove Y)
.

Begin with a paradox,
a seeming self

contradiction.

Begin with a short anecdote or narrative

Begin with an interesting fact or statisti
c

Begin with a question or several questions that will be answered in the paper

Begin with relevant background material

Begin with an analogy

Begin with a definition of a term that is important to your essay
Remember to use
transition sentence
s
or phrase
s
to move to your next point, and so
on.
Some examples of transitions are:

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