Compare/ Contrast Examples

“Friending, Ancient or Otherwise”

In “Friending, Ancient or Otherwise,” writer Alex Wright explores the evolution and purpose of friendship in the age of social media.

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As you read, look for the following:

  • What “points for comparison” does the author use?
  • How does the author go beyond the obvious similarities and differences to surface interesting ideas and insights?