Academic essays frequently ask you to examine the causes of something and the effects this has had. In this type of essay a good conclusion is essential, as it ties the strands of your argument together. This sample essay about changes to the traditional family unit shows you how to plan and write a cause and effect essay, focusing especially on conclusions.
“What are the main causes of the changes in the traditional family unit during the last 50 years? What effects have these changes had?” Write an essay of about 1,000 words in response to the above questions.