To Kill a Mockingbird

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To Kill a Mockingbird-ComparelContrast Outline Format Essay

Sample

Subject by Subject Thesis Statement: While both The Lord of the Rings books and movies have similar plots, significant changes in Aragorn, Gandalf and Gollum's characters leave the viewers of the movie less emotionally involved than those who read the books.

The Book
Aragorn's relationship to the female characters
Gandalf's powers and involvement in the story
Gollum's evil nature and effect on Frodo

The Movie
Aragorn's relationship to the female characters
GandaIrs powers and involvement in the story
Gollum's evil nature and effect on Frodo

Conclusion

Point-by-Point

Thesis Statement: While both The Lord of the Rings books and movies have similar plots, significant changes in Aragorn, Gandalf and Gollum's characters leave the viewers of the movie less emotionally involved than those who read the books.

Aragon's relationship to the female characters
The Book
The Movie

Gandalf's powers and involvement in the story
The Book
The Movie
Gollum's evil nature and effect on Frodo
The Book
The Movie

Conclusion



Comparing/Contrasting

To Kill a Mockingbird

The Novel and the Movie

For this assignment, you will be writing 3-5 page essay that compares and contrasts some elements of the novel and the play or movie. You may compare (showing similarities) or contrast (showing differences) or do a combination of comparing and contrasting.

Your essay must be at least five paragraphs and no more than eight paragraphs. It should include: • An introductory paragraph, which briefly summarizes the plot of To Kill a Mockingbird.

• A thesis statement at the end of your introduction, which states the specific elements you are comparing and/or contrasting and states your point of view about these differences and similarities.

• At least three body paragraphs with clearly stated topic sentences and sufficient details, explanation and...
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