Review the material in Chapter 13 of Practical Argument on composing a causal argument essay. See especially page 448 for a model organizational structure for this assignment (reproduced in the middle of this page).
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Kirszner, Laurie G. and Mandell, Stephen R. Practical Argument: A Text and Anthology. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2014. 448. Print.
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