Comparative Textual Alanysis

The comparative analysis is
part classification, as its
purpose is to identify the
defining elements of each
discipline. Being able to
identify the specific focus,
audience, language, style,
structure, and purpose of
various texts allows one to
better understand the use of
conventions, and how to use
these conventions to reach
specific discourse

Reading articles from the
humanities, social sciences,
and natural sciences will
increase literacy in these
specific areas and help one
acquire the needed language
skills to approach each
discipline. It will increase
knowledge of disciplinespecific
language and
reinforce effective reading
strategies to process,
comprehend, and critically
analyze a wide range of

This assignment will include
three articles, each from a
different discipline.
You will read all three
articles and determine which
article belongs to the
humanities, social sciences,
or natural sciences.
You will then produce a two
page essay wherein you
discuss and compare the
language, style, and format
for each article.
Consider the following
questions: Minus journal
titles, what indicates each
article’s discipline? How is
the overall paper organized?
What writing strategies are
being used? 

Requirements Two full pages
MLA style and
 Double-spaced
 Times New Roman, 12-
point font
 MLA citation page and
parenthetical citations.

** **Articles:
Elizabeth N. Hopton: Anorexia Nervosa in Adolescent
Girls: A Culture-Bound Disorder of Western Society?
(Social Cosmos)
Randi Hutter Epstein: When Eating Disorders Strike in
Midlife (The New York Times)
Debra K. Katzman, MD: Medical Complications in Adolescents
with Anorexia Nervosa (Updates and New
Directions in Research). ****

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