Lao-Tzu and Machiavelli’s essay

I’m studying and need help with a Writing question to help me learn.

You have to have the book “A World of Ideas” by Lee A. Jacobus 10th edition

Lao-Tzu and Machiavelli

this essay is about what these 2 have in common even through they are different in so many ways.

machiavelli: pages 84-97

Lao-Tzu: pages 55-67

3 pages essay

MLA format

Work Cited

Intro and conclusion included

Conclusion: clearly define the sort of commonality you found to strong the leadership.

Themes: War, power, trustworthiness, Fear/love, safety.

*different theme for each paragraph

Concepts they both have

2 quotes for each paragraph. 3 paragraphs so that is 6 quotes

explain each quotes similarities only

paragraph 1: 1 quote from Lao- Tzu and 1 quote from machiavelli explaining how similar they are. Repeat this for the other 2 paragraphs.

side note: look through both texts and see if you can find any points of intersection.

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