This mode of writing allows the author to convince the reader to believe something about a topic. The author usually attempts to convince the reader to feel, think, or behave a certain way. In persuasive texts facts, details, examples, persuasive word choice, and logical order of thought development can be found. Persuasive language must be able to portray strong opinions. Strong opinion words and phrases: in the first place, it is my belief that, without a doubt, all that to the side, undoubtedly, from my point of view, unquestionably, i question whether.