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Consider the logic for the causal arguments in each piece. Do you agree with each author’s causal argument?
After completing the assigned readings, evaluate and respond to the two sample causal essays: Casual Essay Reading 1 – The “Black Table” is Still There https://engb101sp2016.blogspot.com/2016/03/the-black-table-is-still-there.html Casual Essay Reading 2 – From Ancient Greece to Iraq, the Power of Words in Wartime https://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/18/science/essay-from-ancient-greece-to-iraq-the-power-of-words-in-wartime.html The first is a personal account of what caused the writer to not want to sit somewhere, and the other an account of how language changes in an event such as war. Consider the logic for the causal arguments in each piece. Do you agree with each author’s causal argument? Include your insights when you respond. Pay careful attention to the similarities or differences between the causal essays and the definitional essay example readings here: Definitional Essay Reading #1 – I Want a Wife by Judy Brady https://www.columbia.edu/