I need to write a compare-contrast essay on Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile. Need help getting started.

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There are a few simple steps you can take to composing a well-written essay comparing these two films.

First, make a list of the major similarities of each film.  At this point make a long list of ideas.  Be as general and as specific as possible.  Often one idea will lead to a better idea.  Don't worry about listing the differences at this point.  I find that it is easier to note differences based on similarities.  Otherwise, you may come up with a list of differences that have no apparent relevance to the rest of...

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