Write a 750-1000 word essay about a pair of items in which the similarities and differences of those items are compared and contrasted. Options are below.
Comparative Essay Topics Handout
Cash vs. Credit
Fracking vs. Solar Power
Recycling vs. Landfill
Electric Cars vs. Hybrid Cars
Renting vs. Owning
Online Education vs. Traditional Education
Paper Bags vs. Plastic Bags
Friends vs. Family
Antique/Used vs. New
Offense vs. Defense
Marriage vs. Civil unions
Baseball vs. Football (comparison of other sports)
Vacation vs. Staycation (staying at home)
Childhood vs. Adulthood
Infatuation vs. Love
Talking vs. Texting
Parental Influence vs. Peer Influence
Toddlers vs. Teenagers
Rural Living vs. Urban Living
Eating Out vs. Eating at Home
Stylistic details: All essays must meet the following requirements:
Write in Times New Roman, 12 pt. font.
Include one-inch margins on all sides.
Use double spacing (top-to-bottom every page, to include above and below titles and centered words).
Include an APA title page (for all essays) and reference list that includes all of the sources used in the essay.
Include a header.
Include page numbers (upper-right corner only).
Adhere to APA convention and documentation style (See the CSU citation guide for assistance.).
At least one source is required. All sources used must be cited.