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don’t blame the eater david zinczenko / “How Junk Food Can End Obesity” David H. Freed

Comparing and analyzing key similarities and differences between features of two closed research theme writing a comparative analysis of the texts that is relevant, complex, reasonable, and supportable using evidence from the texts themselves. To critically analyze and compare two closed research theme readings based on significant similarities and differences in characteristics such as perspectives and themes expressed, conclusions drawn, arguments and rhetorical strategies used, credibility and appeals to audiences, etc. ANALYTICAL THESIS STATEMENT/ ARRANGEMENT (Your essay should be logically organized, relative to the similarities and differences you analyze, and should include an introduction, body paragraphs, and a conclusion) Transitional words and phrases to show the relationships of ideas between and within your paragraphs (see The Little Seagull Handbook, Chapter W-4). YOUR COMPARISONS In the body paragraphs of your essay, you should compare and analyze your two selected closed research theme readings. In general, each body paragraph should… Offer a topic sentence that identifies the point of comparison that will be analyzed in the paragraph. Contain evidence that demonstrates and supports the point of comparison. This evidence will be in the form of “They Say” summaries and/or quotations from the closed research theme readings. Contain interpretations of and reasoning about the evidence to explain how it illustrates the point of comparison. This interpretation and reasoning may be in the form of “I Say” moves that provide further explanation of the evidence and/or additional “They Say” summaries and/or quotations from the readings that provide additional context to understand the evidence. End with a concluding sentence that ties the point of comparison to the overall thesis.