How To Come Up With Compare And Contrast Essay Title Ideas

When you are asked to write a compare and contrast essay, you will want to make sure that you find two things that you can find the similarities and differences for. This can be a large list of things. You can write about different health care programs, cultures, television show, books. And many more. The title for this type of essay is so important. You will want to develop a good title that is interesting and that explains the comparison that you are trying to make.

Here are some helpful ideas as to how to make sure that the title of your paper is effective. You can either get the main idea that you want to write about, write your paper, and create a title last or create a title and write your paper to fit the title.

  1. Develop a list of things you want to compare or contrast
  2. Come up with a list of between five and ten ideas. You can get some information from your text book about what to write about or check out the newspaper to see if there are any ideas in there. You can compare a bunch of different topics. Think about things that are rather involved and have more than one layer so that you have enough information to write an essay on it. Compare movies, songs, authors, books, programs, schools, school levels, customs, etc.

  3. Decide which one you want to write about
  4. Take your list and create a short outline for each one. You want to see if you can come up with enough similarities or differences between two parts of the topic. Then you will choose the one that you have the most information on.

  5. Find and interesting comparing words
  6. You want to find a title that captures the essence of the paper that you are trying to write. You will need to find the interesting ways of expressing the two things that you will be writing your paper on. You don’t want to just say it is a comparison and contrast essay between the two things.

  7. Make it interesting and informative
  8. Your title should let the reader know what you are writing the essay on and should make them want to read it. For example, most people would like to choose something called “My dog is better than your cat” instead of “A comparison essay of cats and dogs as pets”.

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