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Essay Two: Explaining Causes and Effects
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Purposes of Cause-Effect Essays To inform : factors contributing to high- transfer rates among college freshmen To persuade : consequences of using steroids to convince young athletes not to take these substances To speculate : If video games continue to glorify violence, young children will . . .
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Causes In an exam situation, like the Post-Test, look for and use the key phrases associated with causes: Why? What are the causes of, reasons for, sources of, or factors contributing to? Consider the less obvious causes as well as the obvious.
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Sample Thesis Statements about Causes Although some long-distance relationships last, most fail for three critical reasons. Despite the many students who are satisfied with the college they chose as high school students, many freshmen transfer because they become disillusioned with the realities of campus life.
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Effects In an exam situation like the Post-test, look for and use the key phrases associated with effects: What effects?
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