Ompare and contrast two plays, Dr. Fausto and The Importance of Being Earnest, which address a specific moral or social theme.

Write a 3-5 page essay in which you compare and contrast the ways each of the two plays acts as a commentary on the specific social or moral theme you chose. Focus on what the authors are trying to say about the issue, not on your own beliefs. Make at least three points of comparison or contrast in your essay.

Task:

A. Title: Give your essay a descriptive title.

B. Introduction:


Introduce the moral or social theme in a general way that provides a frame of reference for your paper.

Specifically mention the two plays you selected, including titles and authors.

Include supporting statement(s) that establish grounds for comparison.

Include a thesis statement which explicitly defines the two plays commentary on the moral or social theme you have chosen.

C. Body  Construction:


Include a topic sentence in each paragraph which directly relates to the thesis statement.

Create smooth transitions between paragraphs.

D. Body  Content:


Provide a summary of the way the first play addresses the moral or social theme.

Provide a summary of the way the second play addresses the moral or social theme.

First comparative point:

a. Connect the comparative point to the first play in a plausible way.
b. Connect the comparative point to the second in a plausible way.
c. Support your argument with insightful comments; do not summarize.


Cite evidence from the plays (using APA format).

Use direct quotes from the plays (using APA format).

Second comparative point:

a. Connect the comparative point to the first play in a plausible way.
b. Connect the comparative point to the second play in a plausible way.
c. Support your argument with insightful comments; do not summarize.

Cite evidence from the plays (using APA format).

Use direct quotes from the plays (using APA format).

Third comparative point:

a. Connect the comparative point to the first play in a plausible way.
b. Connect the comparative point to the second play in a plausible way.
c. Support your argument with insightful comments; do not summarize.

Cite evidence from the plays (using APA format).

Use direct quotes from the plays (using APA format).

E. Conclusion:


Revisit your introduction and thesis statement without simply repeating it.

Provide a brief and specific summary of how you proved your argument.
F. Bibliography (in APA Format)