In “Earth without People“, Alan Weisman explores what would happen to the earth if humans no longer existed. In his essay, Weisman outlines in-depth the cause-and-effect relationship between humans and nature.
In 1992, Barbara Ehrenreich explores the causal relationship between how one is raised and the groups they then identify with as adults in her essay “HERS; Cultural Baggage“.
In Norman Mailer’s essay, “The Death of Benny Paret“, he identifies the events that lead to the death of boxer Benny the Kid Paret. Using vivid imagery and metaphors, Mailer creates a narrative that explores the cause and effect relationship between the events during a fight and Paret’s death.