Read “The Essence of the Essay,” Chapter 18 Cause and Effect and watch this video on Cause and Effect. Click on the link below or copy and paste the link into a new browser.
After watching the video and reading Chapter 18 Cause and Effect, write at a 300 to 500 word (word count does NOT include Cover page, Abstract or Reference pages) essay responding to specific information found in “The Essence of the Essay,” “Chapter 18 Cause and Effect” AND the “Video.” Pick at least one detail that you found interesting or helpful. Feel free to mention any information you found confusing or that which you disagree. I also want you to specifically comment on how “The Essence of the Essay” could be a cause and effect situation, especially in relation to how the character in the story became a professional author..
I do NOT want a summary of the chapter; I want your thoughts/response to some of the information in the chapter AND video. When you cite specific information from the chapter remember to include the page number within your essay. When you cite specific information from the video remember to include the author’s name within your essay.
As always, ALL assignments must be done in APA style, double-spaced, size 12 Times New Roman font. See the sample APA essay at this link and make yours look like it: