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reasoning. This error leads you to confuse
sequence with causality. Example:
Sleeping with one's shoes on is strongly correlated with waking up with a headache.
Therefore, sleeping with one's shoes on causes headache. Ask yourself, am I really interested in this topic?
Do I have a personal experience that I can relate to this topic?
How can I uncover original causeeffect relationships While providing examples for each point, decide whether you will have one long, detailed example, or several short similar examples.
Record all sources you use so you do not have to guess after you are done. Wordsworth stated that Romantic poetry was marked by a "spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings" (263). Romantic poetry is characterized by the "spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings" (Wordsworth, 263).
On a separate page, Works Cited: Wordsworth, William. Lyrical Ballads. London: Oxford U.P., 1967. Print. Online source from known author:
Garcia, Elizabeth. "Herzog: a Life." Online Film Critics Corner. The Film School of Ne...
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- Causality, Post hoc ergo propter hoc, Headache, excessive caloric intake, love breakup