The Cause And Effect Essay

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<ul><li>1.The Cause and Effect Essay<br />English 101<br />Modified by Deanna Dixon<br /></li></ul> <p>2. Why Write a Cause-Effect Essay<br />1. To understand the relationship of events that brought about an outcome (Cause)<br />2. To understand the results that come out of an event (Effect)<br />3. To understand the chain of causes and effects between some events (Causal Chain) <br />3. Planning a Cause and Effect Essay<br />Planning a Cause and Effect Essay<br />Purpose and Thesis:<br />Be sure to identify the relationships among the specific causes and effect you will discuss.<br />Thesis statement should tell the reader<br />The points you plan to consider (WHAT)<br />Whether you will emphasize causes, effects, or both. (HOW)<br />The position you will take (WHY)<br />4. Organizing the Essay<br />Introduction<br /></p> <ul><li>Start with a quote, a list, a description, or statistics to catch the readers attention. </li></ul> <p>5. Introduce the subject and explain the situation. 6. Give any background material necessary. 7. Thesis Statement</p>


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