The cause and effect essay

The cause and effect essay - THE CAUSE AND EFFECT ESSAY How...

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THE CAUSE AND EFFECT ESSAY How to write a cause and effect essay? This type of essay is concentrated on the ability of the writer to connect the reasons the things happen and the consequences they might have. In other words it is the connection between the causes of events and the effects this cause have on any analyzed aspect. A cause and effect essay is designed to organize the discussion of the ideas of a certain topic (its causes and results). Writing a cause and effect essay In order to write a professional cause and effect essay it is necessary to understand the term casual chain or domino effect. A cause chain or a domino effect –is a chain formed of a cause producing a situation and this situation producing another situation and so on. Each situation may have various causes and effects. Nevertheless, it is suggested for students to analyze no more than three causes or effects of any situation devoting a separate paragraph for each point. Cause and effect essay structure As the situation analyzed in the cause and effect essay may have different background there are three structures that may be applied. Each situation requires only on of the three structure variants. 1 variant - Multiple causes ® one effect Thesis statement (mentions the general effect of the situation mentioning three causes that lead to such an effect) Example: Child violence is caused by lack of parental attention, parental abuse and parental immaturity. First cause (a more detailed look on lack of parental attention with two minor supports)
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This note was uploaded on 05/21/2010 for the course ENGLISH ENG 126 taught by Professor P.phillips during the Spring '10 term at Harvard.

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