The Pennycandystore Beyond the El,” and “Oranges” below and discuss the two ways they are similar and two ways they are different. This can be about the format of the poem, the style, the tone, the emotions, the devices being used or the content. Follow the pattern I have created below for an easy way to organize your essay. This should take you from 3-5 pages. There must be a thesis statement in the first paragraph. All body paragraphs should have topic sentences and stick to one idea.