compare and contrast.eassay
Compare and contrast the feminine and masculine standards of the beauty/physical perfection and their effects on men and womenWhat are the similarities and differences between masculine and feminine aspects of beauty?
How do those images reflect the perceptions of gender?
This essay is NOT about MEN and WOMEN. Arguments like men only wear pants and women have long hair is not
meaningful to a college-level analysis. Your analysis should be written in the present tense; use past tense only when referring to
Ideas to Consider:
o What social or cultural distinctions define masculinity and femininity?
o What are the similarities and differences?
o How do the standards of beauty/perfection align with what it means to be masculine or feminine?
o What is similar and different about the standards of beauty/perfection and the consequences on
health, identity, self-worth?
REQUIREMENTS: (something obligatory, a necessity)
» An introduction (Do not cite any of the articles/sources you are using in the introduction).
» Underlined thesis 5%
» Italicized topic sentences 3% (each) for the outline.
» A minimum of three quotes from outside researched sources 5% (With the above requirements: 6 quotes/references
altogether from six different sources)
» Specific examples 5%
» Domain-specific transitions between paragraphs and between ideas in paragraphs (4%)
» Transitional sentence between comparison and contrast (3%)
» No 1 st and 2 nd person pronouns (3%)
» A conclusion (Avoid “In conclusion”)
» MLA citations for your quotes or references
» Works Cited page
use transition words for compare and contrast.