Essays on Comparison

Comparison of Macbeth, A Streetcar Named Desire, ‘Enter Without So Much As Knocking,’ ‘Katrina,’ The Collector and The Great Gatsby
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Similarities in texts are often present and can be linked in many ways allowing readers to make comparisons. Although each text is unique in its construction there are similarities in theme, character and setting. The six texts represented and compared here are Macbeth, A Streetcar Named Desire, 'Enter Without So Much As Knocking,' 'Katrina,' The Collector and The Great Gatsby. Representations of men and women in each text will be discussed highlighting their similarities and differences as well as the…...
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Outsiders Book and Movie Comparison
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The book and the movie of the Outsiders are two very different stories. The book has so much more detail then the movie. The movie is not the most detailed but it does get its point across. There are may similarities and also many differences between the two the book is by far more interesting and more detailed then the movie. I enjoyed the book a lot and the movies a lot but the movie was missing a lot. A…...
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News Source Comparison Paper
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In the article titled “Trump delays planned ICE raids to see if Congress can solve border crisis” the author, Adam Shaw reports on a move by President Donald Trump to delay planned ICE raids. This article was published by Fox News on 6/22/2019. In the article, President Trump announced on Saturday that, “a planned mass roundup of illegal immigrants by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is being delayed for two weeks in the hope that a bipartisan solution to the…...
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A Comparison of Myths in Different Eras
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Mythology is a huge part of Western literary culture since the 19th centuries, throughout centuries of myth-making, myths originate from different eras. Myths from different parts of history share a fair amount of dissimilarities. Stories like the Greek God of the Ocean Poseidon, the creature Sphinx are prime examples of myths that originated from the past. The term “mythopoeia” was defined in 1931 by J. R. R. Tolkien, in which he adopted it as a title for one of his…...
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Paul Dunbar’s Poem ‘Sympathy’ and Maya Angelou’s Poem ‘Cage Bird’ Comparison
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“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”- Jane Eyre Freedom is a normal human right but in our author’s case, it wasn’t. In 2001 Alicia keys wrote a song version of Maya Angelou's caged bird poem. Both were called caged birds and were inspired by Paul Dunbar’s sympathy poem, which was written in 1899. In the three versions, a constrained and imprisoned bird wants to feel free and…...
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“Moana” and “The Gift Of The Magi” Comparison
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“Moana” is a very popular kids movie, while “The Gift Of The Magi” is a less popular short story written by O’Henry. “Moana” and “The Gift Of The Magi” seem very different, but you have to dig deep into the story to find out how they are the same, don’t just skim the top. For example, if you just skim the top you can only see the differences. The differences are that “Moana” has selfish characters, and “The Gift Of…...
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Cat vs Dog – Difference and Comparison
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Cats and Dogs have been America’s top household pets for centuries. There has always been a debate on which pet is easier and better to have. The differences between the two make it obvious that cats are much easier to have, like the level of attention, the cost, and the amount of time. The level of attention cats and dogs need is completely different. Cats don’t need a lot of attention and for a busy person that’s great. Cats love…...
A comparison of two print based Advertisements
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The whole advert consists of the car in the city. The writing is near to the car, so that your eyes focus immediately on the car and then the writing. There is an image of the product so that people can see exactly what is on offer. The car is silver and blends in with the blue and grey city in the background, giving the whole advert a shiny effect which appeals to the eye. The photographic techniques give the…...
Comparison to Cleopatra
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Describing Cleopatra She is bland in comparison to Cleopatra, who we recognise as our heroine, and we do not feel bonded to her. However she is perhaps an obvious example of how the rules of Jacobean society was snubbed by Shakespeare. Octavia is the ideal wife according to the rules. She is beautiful and virtuous and everything Antony needs in a wife. But he cannot and will not love her. He will 'to his Egyptian dish again'- he cannot get…...
Comparison of Poems Elizabeth Jennings
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"Looking back for both poets includes reference to a child - adult relationship. In your comparisons make close references to the poets' use of language. Make clear, in your view, which poem is more successful." There are many differences AND similarities between the two poems, including use of language, both being autobiographical, and use of smell, but I find that the main difference between the two poems is the way that the past experiences were reflected upon; Elizabeth Jennings looks back…...
Write a detailed comparison between ‘The Old Familiar Faces’ and Tears, Idle Tears’
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The two poems 'The Old Familiar Faces' and 'Tears, Idle Tears' both share the same genre; loss and regret. Each poet Charles Lamb with 'The Old Familiar Faces' and Alfred, Lord Tennyson with 'Tears, Idle Tears' talk about the past and their experiences. The poems both convey an atmosphere of sadness and regret and this is continued throughout every line of each poem. Lamb is ultimately saddened because he is left as the carer of his mentally ill sister, after…...
How to Write Comparison Essay on any Topic?
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One of the most interesting educating tasks in colleges and universities is comparative essay writing; it develops critical thinking and helps to extend general knowledge. Students are required to compare discrepant or similar things and objects starting from climate zones and ending with historical events. Essays can have various forms and goals. Such type of papers divides into comparative when the goal is to find similar characteristics of two objects, contrasting if students have to point out differences, and both…...
Write a careful comparison of two passages: show how Edmund Talbot’s ‘rite of passage’ develops in the first half of the text
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In William Golding's Rites of Passage we are taken on an adventure told through the journal of the young aristocrat, Edmund Talbot and by a wretched parson, Robert James Colly. Not only does Edmund go on a journey to Australia for the first time but goes through a 'rite of passage' himself, along the way. On the first day of the journey when Edmund arrives into his confined, new environment, he is quite unaware of what life is going to…...
Comparison “Woman at Point Zero” by Nawal El Saadawi and “Three Sisters” by Anton Checkhov
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In the novels, "Woman at Point Zero" by Nawal El Saadawi and "Three Sisters" by Anton Checkhov, the body is used as a tool to achieve certain goals for the characters of Firdaus and Natasha. Firdaus, a young girl who grows up in a world that is ruled by men, must use her body as a means of survival, leading her to prostitution. Where as Natasha uses her body to work her way up the social ladder of aristocratic life…...
War Poem Comparison
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This essay will compare the poems “On Passing the New Menin Gate” by Siegfried Sassoon (1927) and “Anthem For Doomed Youth” by Wilfred Owen (1917) and decipher whether there are any contrasts of worthwhile note. It will explore the meanings of both poems and consider the importance and effect of formal features that Sassoon and Owen use to convey their ideas. One immediate comparison that can be made about these two poems is that they are both anti-war poems. Sassoon…...
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Vultures Comparison with What Were They Like
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The poets of both ‘Vultures’ and ‘What were they Like? ’ present people in a very interesting way. ‘Vultures’ is a poem not just about vultures and the commandant, but rather explores whether there is hope because there is love everywhere, or whether there is despair, because even though love is there, evil is still always present. However, in WWTL, Levertov is obviously focusing on the effects of the evil of people rather than questioning the nature of evil itself…...
Software Apps Comparison Of Web Browser Computer Science Essay
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In todays context, the use of cyberspace is traveling huge twenty-four hours by twenty-four hours and web browser is the cardinal driver to measure the information with the easiness. There is a broad scope of package applications with different characteristics and consideration to do usage of them such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera Mini, Safari, cyberspace adventurer etc. The following survey purposes to research the efficiency of the web browser with comparing to other.Two largely admired used web browsers…...
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Sociology Coursework: Muslims ‘religiosity’ comparison
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I will be looking at the religion Islam where I will be comparing the 'religiosity' of Muslims in Tower Hamlets to those in Bangladesh. My hypothesis that Bengali Muslims living in Tower Hamlets are losing their religious beliefs because of the society they are brought up in. I have chosen to study Islam because as a Muslim it will interest me to find out if there is a link between the society one lives in and the decline in ones…...
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“Romeo and Juliet” and “West Side Story” Comparison
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A comparison between William Shakespeare's play "Romeo and Juliet" and Leonard Bernstein's musical "West Side Story" There is a lot in common between the two plays Romeo And Juliet and West Side Story. The main male characters have many things in common. In fact, Toni and Romeo both miss the beginning fight at the beginning of the plays, they both fall in love and end up getting killed. The difference between the two is that Toni takes place in the…...
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Romeo and Juliet Luhrmann and Zeffirelli Film Comparison
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One story. Two adaptations. One a traditional Shakespearian film and the other a product of the MTV generation. Two very different films of the same love story. From the generations they come from they are very good examples of the things people were doing then but as an interpretation of text they both lack something which gives the story its element. Franco Zeferelli did the film in a very traditional way. He kept the Italian theme running the whole way…...
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Poetry Comparison
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How is death portrayed in the poem 'White Roses' by Gillian Clarke and 'Mid Term Break' by Seamus Heaney. In this essay I hope to explore how death is portrayed in the poems 'White Roses' by Gillian Clarke and 'Mid Term Break' by Seamus Heaney. In the poems, death is portrayed quite differently, In 'White Roses' Gillian Clarke is inspired by nature whereas in 'Mid Term Break' Seamus Heaney talks about his own experiences of death. The title of the…...
Poetry Comparison Draft
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The two poems that I am going to be studying are 'The Charge Of The Light Brigade' and 'Anthem of Doomed Youth, both which are war poems.' The Charge Of The Light Brigade was written by Alfred, Lord Tennyson in 1854 after reading a report about the war event in the Times newspaper. He was often regarded as the chief representative of the Victorian age in poetry. As he wrote The Charge Of The Light Brigade, the poem was his…...
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Poetry Comparison – Charlottle Mew
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What is immediately obvious to me in Charlotte Mew's 'The Trees are down' is the powerful, detailed description of her thoughts and feelings towards barbaric men slaughtering "great plain trees". Charlotte uses 'sound' words to illustrate the saw as it penetrates the bark of the trees, using words such as "grate" and "crack". The poet tells of how the trees "whisper" to one another suggesting that they are alive and friends of hers, and by cutting down these trees, they…...
Othello and King Lear: A Comparison
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A comparative study of two of Shakespeare's works, Othello and King Lear.Othello ; King Lear - A comparison If Shakespeare was alive today it is certain that there would be a lot written about him. We would read reviews of his new plays in newspapers, articles about his poetry in the literary papers, and gossip about his love life and his taste in clothes splashed across the glossy magazines. His views about everything under the sun, from the government to…...
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Oliver and Orlando Comparison
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However, Oliver's representation of the court could be further emphasised were his conversation with Charles (which reveals the full extent of his evil and treacherous nature) not cut and edited. Even so, Oliver positions himself so that he is standing above Charles, possibly as an attempt to convey his superiority and power, as the court also does over the forest. It can also be said that the contrast between the court and the forest can be represented by the brothers…...
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Nike and Wal-Mart Comparison
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1. The supplier monitoring programs at Nike and Wal-Mart are both very important to the ethical operating practice of both these organizations. Both of these companies implemented supplier monitoring programs during the early 1990’s, and since then these programs have been improved and expanded. Nike had a four point scheme for approaching monitoring of factories, basic inspections, in depth audits, MAV audits and independent external monitoring. Wal-Mart on the other hand had a wider range of supplier factories, 9000 compared…...
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Night of the Scorpion and Vultures Poem Comparison
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In 'Night of the Scorpion', the people in the poem are trying to free the mother from evil, and attempt get rid of it by trying all sorts of odd cures. In 'Vultures', evil is being spread, by both the Nazi officer and by the vultures, and it seems that no action is being taken to try and stop them. Both 'Night of the Scorpion' and 'Vultures' can be interpreted in a symbolic way. In 'Night of the Scorpion', the…...
Night Comparison Contrast
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Night, by Elie Wiesel is a memoir of his life during World War II. He lived in a small town in Sighet, Transylvania. He lived with his family consisting of his mother, father, and little sister, Tzipora. The family were a happy family, not rich, not poor. Elie or Eliezer was very religious, more than his parents wanted him to be. He wanted to have a teacher to teach him the studies of cabbala. His religion was quite common in…...
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Natural Elements as a Comparison in Shakespeare’ Poems
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A paper which shows how Shakespeare uses natural elements in his poetry in order to show that nature is superior to human beings.Natural Elements as a Comparison in Shakespeare's Poems In the poems "Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?" and "My Mistress' Eyes Are Nothing Like the Sun", William Shakespeare compares his loved ones to nature. He uses natural elements in order to show that nature is superior to human beings. However, the poet comes to the conclusion…...
Music Videos Comparison
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The construction of a music video is hugely variable because visual style is usually dependant on musical style. Since there are multitudes of music forms and styles, there are consequently a range of music video types. Another factor that effects the construction of a music video is the time of which it was made. Videos will usually conform to the conventions of that decade while clearly indicating the technical limitations of that time also. When analysing any media text we…...
Morning song and catrin comparison essay
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The life of the baby is set going like a 'fat gold watch' just been wound up, also this could refer to the ticking noises a watch makes as the baby's heartbeat. The midwife slaps the baby's foot soles, to start its breathing, the baby takes its place upon the elements; it has taken its place among the living creatures. The echoing voices are the "oohs and aahs", cries of joy from parents and others. The baby is like a…...
Macbeth Comparison – The contrast between Macbeth and Banquo
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“Macbeth” by William Shakespeare is a play in which a central concern is clarified by the contrast between two characters, Macbeth and Banquo. They are noble and well respected soldiers who react very differently after receiving a prophecy regarding their futures. Through their actions, the dramatist explores the theme of the corrupting power of unchecked ambition, whose negative effects strongly emphasises the contrast between the characters. Prior to the prophecy, Macbeth and Banquo are introduced as admirable figures in Act…...
Loneliness Comparison Between Only Child and Siblings
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Level of Loneliness between Single Child and Child having siblings Department Of Applied Psychology The Islamia University of Bahawalpur Research Supervisor Miss Ambreen Anjum Researchers Group 2 GirlsBoys Name Roll No Name Roll No Aniqa Sleem10M. Zubair12 Komal Aithaf15M. Hassan18 Sadia Kanwal16 Sobia Humaira17 Sana Majeed19 Threem Zara20 Supervisor Certificate It is certified that group no. 2 third semester BS Psychology session 2010-2014 has completed all the requirements of research work on “Level of loneliness between single child and siblings”…...
A Comparison – “Like Mexicans”
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A comparison of the similarities between Asian immigrants and Mexicanos as discussed in Gary Soto's work, "Like Mexicans" . My decision to write in response to Gary Soto's work, "Like Mexicans" was influenced for the most part because of the similarities between myself and Gary Soto, and our families included. Gary Soto is a Mexican American male, who grew up in the San Joaquin Valley in the industrial part of a town called Fresno. His grandparents came to this Great…...
“Last of the Mohicans” Contrast and Comparison
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A paper which compares the book and movie version of "The Last of the Mohicans" Last of the Mohicans" Contrast and Comparison While reading "Last of the Mohicans" I found that there are many differences between the book, and the movie. Before I read the book, I thought it would exactly like the movie, but I was wrong. If you were to read the book, and then watch the movie, you would be amazed at what they left out of…...
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Keats and Yates – Poetry Comparison
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This paper compares and contrasts Keats' "Ode to a Grecian Urn" with Yates "Sailing to Byzantium" . When you go to bed you see that it is dark outside, but when you wake you see light. The light and dark of the day is very dissent, but they are very closely related. Dark and light are the fares things from each other, while you can't have light without dark meeting. In the "Ode on a Grecian Urn" and "Sailing to…...
Investigating Elastic Bands in Comparison With Springs – Experiment
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Aim My aim is to try and find out whether there is any connection between the way rubber bands and springs stretch once weights have been added. Factors that may affect the experiment are: The thickness of the band. The length of the band. The amount of weights added to the rubber band. The temperature of the band and the room. In this experiment I will use the number of weights as my variable. Therefore, so that this is the…...
The Importance of Aspirations – a Comparison of Jacob Lawrence and Langston Hughes
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Aspirations. We all have them, yet they are different for every one of us. For some, their goals might include wealth and social status, while others may focus on goals based on family. Although most people share similar ideas of what they want their life to be, the specific details in our goals are what separate us from the rest of the world. No achievement is necessarily better than the other, and nobody can make a universal decision on which…...
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Frankenstein & Blade Runner Comparison
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As indicated by its subtitle ‘The Modern Prometheus’, a reference to the Greek Titan who stole fire from the Gods and suffered greatly in consequence, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein serves as a warning to her readers, a warning never to usurp the powers of God, specifically the capacity to create life. From the very beginning of the novel, the framing narrative structure establishes the text as such an allegory. Upon meeting Walton, and hearing of his quest to conquer the Pole,…...
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“Dover Bitch” and “Dover Beach” Comparison
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At first glance, Anthony Hecht's "Dover Bitch" is not only funnier than Matthew Arnold's "Dover Beach", but also describes a more "liberated" relationship; the poem is as free from what some would consider stuffy Victorian morals as it is from references to Sophocles. Hecht's urbane and flippant persona tends to win over its audience, whether they find irony in the poem that adds to their appreciation of "Dover Beach", appreciate the poem as a criticism of Victorian morals, or laugh…...
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How to Write Comparison Essay on any Topic?
...Try not to miss minor details, such as the correct design of your title page and the list of references. Your views have the prime importance, but such trivia as spelling errors can spoil the impression and distract from the main issues. Have a rest ...
Write a careful comparison of two passages: show how Edmund Talbot’s ‘rite of passage’ develops in the first half of the text
...At the end of the first half on day 60 at the peck, I think, of Edmunds development where his opinion of Anderson differs from in previous occasions. He and some of the crew see that Anderson must have been awful to the parson because of his power on...
Vultures Comparison with What Were They Like
...The alliteration of the dissonant sound ‘b’ also encapsulates the shear pain that they feel and also, when the reader makes the ‘b’ sound, our lips are violently forced together and we can imagine what it would feel like if our mouths were bu...

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