Cause and Effect Essay

How to write a cause and effect essay? It may seem that it is very easy to put your thoughts on this kind of topic. But as a rule, the person writing about causes and effects faces some difficulties in drawing up the structure (plan) of the essay. In this article, we will share some secrets.

How to Start Cause and Effect Essay

Essay writing should start with the following important aspects:

The style of presentation of the essay should be supported by the author’s own emotions, opinions, and vision.

The cause of the material must be clearly indicated. The question is raised or the reader’s attention is drawn to the object of the text in the introduction. And in conclusion, you must indicate the effects.

There should be a correct placement of questions and answers in paragraphs, as well as harmonious and smooth transitions between them. Like any text, an essay has its own skeleton. The structure of the essay should be the following:

  • Thesis statement of the author’s thought or problem of the essay.
  • The argumentation of the questions raised.
  • You need to argue the question posed, the problem of the described object in any way. These can be historical facts, observations, citations from articles or scientific works, and similar things. 

Following from the above, the essay should have the following outline:

  1. Introduction.
  2. Thesis statement.
  3. Arguments (body paragraphs).
  4. Conclusion.

It should also be remembered that the essay answers the cause posed at the very beginning. And you need to adhere to this as you write the entire text. Therefore, if you are writing about why some specific historical events happened in the past, then you need to start with things that led to it. And after this, write about the things that happened after it.