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Comparison and contrast essays

Posted by UWO's Writing Support Centre, this document offers a good introductory outline of how to write an essay of comparison and contrast.

There are several other guides to writing comparative essays you may also wish to consult:

U of Toronto offers one here:

The UWO Writing Support Centre has numerous other student writing resources for both undergraduate and graduate students, available at this link:

A more extensive discussion of composing essays of comparison and contrast (with links for still further reading) is available from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: 


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