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Write a compare and contrast essay

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“Write a compare and contrast essay focusing on [TOPIC_1] and [TOPIC_2]. Begin with an introductory paragraph that presents both topics and your thesis statement, clearly stating the main similarities and differences you will explore. In the body paragraphs, discuss at least [NUMBER_OF_POINTS] key points of comparison and contrast between the two topics. Each point should be discussed in its own paragraph, starting with a topic sentence followed by evidence, examples, or arguments supporting your analysis. Ensure that you alternate between comparing and contrasting in each paragraph, rather than discussing all comparisons first and all contrasts second. Use transitional words and phrases to smoothly guide the reader through your points, highlighting the significance of the similarities and differences you are discussing. Conclude with a summary of the main points made in your essay, restating your thesis in the light of the evidence provided. Close with a final thought or question that prompts further reflection on the topics. Specify the tone as [TONE], adapting your language and style accordingly.”

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  1. [TOPIC_1]: The first subject of your essay.
    • Examples: “The Great Gatsby”, Renewable energy, Cats.
  2. [TOPIC_2]: The second subject of your essay.
    • Examples: “Catcher in the Rye”, Non-renewable energy, Dogs.
  3. [NUMBER_OF_POINTS]: How many key points of comparison and contrast you will cover.
    • Examples: 3, 5, 2.
  4. [TONE]: The desired tone of your essay.
    • Examples: Informative, Persuasive, Reflective.

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