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Objective To prepare a 1,200–1,500 word comparison-and-contrast essay based on elements from the Comparison and Contrast Prewriting assignment. The topic is to compare two literary characters, Bilbo and Frodo Baggins from the works of JRR Tolkein. I attached the completed pre-writing assignment, which you can use for an outline Note: You may not change your topic from the prewriting. You may not submit this essay until you’ve received your grade and instructor feedback on your prewriting exam. While you’re waiting for your prewriting review, you should do the following: ( I have attached the complete pre-writing assignment) Review the reading assignment about Comparison and Contrast and the provided example. Prepare a rough publish of your Comparison and Contrast essay so that you’re ready to revise when you receive feedback on your prewriting. For this essay, you’ll do the following: Use prewriting, publishing, revising, and editing to write a formal, college-level essay Distinguish among different patterns of development. Apply an appropriate pattern of development to a specific purpose and audience Write effective thesis statements Develop paragraphs using topic sentences, adequate detail, supporting evidence, and transitions Apply the conventions of standard written American English to produce correct, well-written essays Along the right-hand side of your evaluated exam, you should see marginal or “bubble” comments from your instructor. You should also see a series of highlighted numbers in the evaluation chart identifying the rating you earned on each trait. If you don’t see this feedback, click on the “View” tab and “Print Layout” or click on “Review” and the option “Final Showing Markup.” If you still can’t see the feedback, contact the school for the complete evaluation. Topic The development of your topic will depend on the topic you’ve chosen and the points you determined during the prewriting assignment. Tip for Success: Be sure to check out the resources available to you in the Learning Resource Center for videos and worksheets to help you complete this assignment. Writing Your Essay Your prewriting will require major reorganization and revision, including the following: An introductory paragraph with a thesis statement that addresses the purpose of the essay Remember that your thesis statement must be the last sentence of your introductory paragraph. Three to five body paragraphs that begin with topic sentences and clearly relate to and support the thesis statement as well as combine elements from the narrative and process prewriting paragraphs A conclusion that reinforces the thesis statement and the purpose of the essay Essays must be typed and double-spaced using a standard 12-point font and left justification. Use 1-inch margins at the top and bottom and 1.25-inch margins for the left and right sides of the document. Each page must have a properly formatted header containing your name, student number, exam number, page number, mailing address, and email address. Save your essay as a .doc, .docx, or .rtf file regardless of the word processing program you use. Evaluation Rubric Your instructor will evaluate your work for your comparison-and-contrast essay based on the following rubric. Comparison and Contrast Essay Advanced— Score of 100% The essay effectively addresses the purpose of the assignment and the requirements of the prompt. The essay provides a clear thesis statement that effectively introduces the topic, states a claim, and previews the main points of the essay. The essay provides specific, relevant evidence to illustrate ideas and support the thesis in ways that are fresh, insightful, and engaging and uses comparison and contrast to convey ideas. The essay includes 2–3 categories for comparison and contrast to effectively support the thesis statement. The essay effectively includes an introduction paragraph with a thesis statement that engages the reader, uses topic sentences to clearly define paragraphs, uses evidence that supports the thesis statement and topic sentences, and includes a conclusion that reinforces the thesis. The essay effectively addresses the audience through an appropriate tone and point of view and if outside sources were used, includes correct MLA formatting. The essay is mostly free of errors in sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and word choice while meeting the length requirement (1,200–1,500 words) and formatting requirements using the correct header, font, and margins.