Excellent Prompts For Writing A Cause And Effect Paper In A Matter Of Hours
Have you ever heard of a cause and effect paper? A cause and effect paper is a type of writing assignment that determines the connections between a certain event and what has caused it. Basically, that means that, in the essay, you can look at a particular situation and determine how that has had an effect on your life. Have you been assigned to work on a cause and effect paper for one of your classes? Here are some prompts that you can use to get your paper finished in a reasonable amount of time.
Note: If there are several topics listed, pick one to focus on. For example, for the first prompt, pick either a friend, relative, or mentor, not all three.
- How has a particular person (friend, relative, or mentor) had a positive effect on your life?
- Why did you select the field of study that you are pursuing?
- How have you or someone you know been effected by peer pressure?
- What are the effects of growing up in the technology era?
- How does wealth (or lack thereof) affect a person’s upbringing?
- Why don’t people vote in local and/or state elections?
- What are the effects of discrimination based on race, sexual orientation, religion, or gender?
- What are the effects of owning a pet or several pets?
- The effect of reality shows on our society.
- How does a personal budget (whether you keep one or not) affect a person?
- The effect of the internet becoming our society’s primary news outlet.
- Why do people enjoy (insert movie type here – animated, comedy, “chick flicks,” etc).
- How can stress affect a high school student or college student?
- The effects of technology on the music industry or the movie industry.
- The effects of online shopping on the (insert industry here – music, clothing, etc).
- The effects of the steady increase in the cost of going to college
- Why students drop out of high school or college
- Why college mathematics (or any other subject) is so difficult
- The effects of obesity on the American population.
- The effects of unemployment on a person or family.
- The influence of a creative work (book, movie, art, etc) on your life.
This list was meant to get your mind moving. There are literally thousands of topics that you could explore in a cause and effect essay, and we hope this list was able to help you think of a few that you would like to explore for your own.