Read the following sample cause-effect essays from Chapter 11 in The College Writer..
• Dutch Discord (pg. 167-170)
• Mind Over Mass Media (pg. 174-177)
Choose ONE of the following prompts to write Essay #3.
- In “Dutch Discord,” Korver analyzes the causes and effects of a shift in the Netherlands’ immigration practices. Identify a similar shift in the policies or practices of immigration in the United States. Then write an essay in which you analyze the causes and/or effects of this shift.
- While “Dutch Discord” focuses on cultural changes, “Mind Over Mass Media” analyzes changes wrought by technology. Identify a social change or a technological change that has impacted your life; then, analyze the causes or effects of that change.