In terms or style and/or content, compare two texts on which you didn’t write yo
In terms or style and/or content, compare two texts on which you didn't write your first essay. (You can't write about Orwell or the other essayist whose work you wrote about in your first essay.) Don't just summarize the two texts. Explain where they overlap and where they diverge. In the places where they meet (overlap), what differences exist? In the places where they diverge, explain why they do so. To make this explanantion, say what sends them on their separate trajectories. General requirements: It is best to structure the essay in a traditional way (i.e. the essay should have a clear introduction outlining the thrust of the essay, body paragraphs supporting the introduction, and a clear conclusion summarizing the whole, especially the developments the body paragraphs have made to the introduction). It is best to structure the individual body paragraphs similarly--i.e. individual paragraphs should begin by introducing the point central to the paragraph, make a point, and conclude by summarizing the paragraph’s overall point (1) write a general introduction to the subject(s) of a quote from the reading; 2) write an introduction to the quotation itself--this introduction should explain what the quote was doing in the reading; 3) quote from the text--surround this quotation with quotation marks, follow the quotation with a parenthetical citation (for example: “”A scrupulous writer, in every sentence that [they] writes, will ask himself at least four questions, thus: What am I trying to say? What words will express it? What image or idiom will make it clearer? Is this image fresh enough to have an effect? And [they] will probably ask ... two more: Could I put it more shortly? Have I said anything that is avoidably ugly?” (Orwell)”; 4) write an analysis explaining how the quote achieves its purpose or what you think of the quote; 5) write a conclusion explaining the connection between your analysis and your general introduction (see 1). These five parts (at least five sentences, though any of these parts might be more than a single sentence) make a body paragraph. Introductions should avoid broad generalities. Succinctness is desirable and wordiness should be avoided. The essay must be at least 900 words, not counting heading, title, or quotations. Failure to meet this minimum will result in a failing grade. The essay should be set in a twelve-point typeface—Times New Roman or Arial is strongly preferred. Essays should be double-spaced and the text should be justified to the left margin. Margins should be set at one inch (this will be the default setting for most word processors). No lines should be skipped. Headings should consist of four lines including the student’s name, the title of the course, the instructor’s name, and the date of submission. Essays should be titled. Titles should give some indication of the essay’s subject. The title should be justified to the center of the page. In addition to writing, essays are marked for attention to essay form (see above), strength of argument (or fulfillment of purpose), and revision. Essays should summarize as little as possible. Essays must be submitted in draft before being finally submitted. First drafts should be saved and must be available for later submission. Failure to submit a requested first draft may result in a failing grade for the essay.

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