Author's Purpose - Entertain, Inform, and Persuade

author's purpose definitions
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author's purpose
an author's goal or reason to write something
persuade
to influence or convince
inform
to teach, explain, or give information
entertain
to interest or amuse
types of writing that persuade
advertisements, commercials, newspaper editorials
types of writing that inform
textbooks, cookbooks, encyclopedias, newspapers
types of writing that entertain
poems, stories, plays, comic strips, short story, novels, comedies, riddles, jokes, song lyrics
audience
who the writer writes for (young adults, parents, children, policemen, voters, scientists, etc)