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Cause and Effect Essays
Transcript of Cause and Effect Essays
Cause and Effect Essays
Language Used in Cause and Effect Essays
To explain reasons and results:
As a result
"One thing leads to another"
Certain conditions Other conditions
Clearly define what those conditions are, and how those conditions lead to other conditions
Consider the Following:
Do not assume that because one event follows another, the first causes the second
Explore causes behind causes
Tips to Get Started :
To explain the causes or effects of an event or situation
Reasons and results
Answering the question "why?"
Background for topic
Setting out issues
Focusing the argument
Thesis statement unifies the argument
Describe the event
Helps the reader understand the present situation in order to prepare for causes and effects
The relation between cause and effect:
Explanation of this relationship
Make some sort of recommendation - How can we act upon the ideas you've presented?
Your conclusion must:
Sum up arguments
Appeal to the reader - How does this situation affect us?
Empty fuel tank
Transition words help signal each step of your logic
Point of View
The point of view varies
depending on the tone
you wish to convey and
the content of the essay
Show through examples rather than telling through generalizations
Recommended: 50% of content should be examples
Analyze causes behind causes and if further effects could be produced
Revise, revise, revise!
Have you figured out the main causes/effects?
Are there any obvious ones you're missing?
Diction is important to get your point across!
Draw boundaries where appropriate - avoid an infinite chain of causality!
Focus mostly on cause or
mostly on effect
Car broke down
Loss of income
Evicted from house
Lead you to find a better job
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