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Stevens Zenola Ppt

  1. 1. Author’s Purpose SOL 7.6
  2. 2. To Entertain • If the author uses: • humor • colorful language • a “conversational” tone • well-developed characters • interesting events
  3. 3. To Entertain • Genres to look for:(FICTION) • FOLKTALE DRAMA • FABLE COMICS • MYTH MAGAZINE • POETRY • NOVEL • SHORT STORY
  4. 4. TO INFORM • If the author uses: • definitions • instructions • statistics • a “teaching” tone • main ideas and details
  5. 5. TO INFORM • Genres to look for:(NONFICTION) • TEXTBOOKS • BIOGRAPHY • MAGAZINE • NEWSPAPERS • ALMANAC, ATLAS • ENCYCLOPEDIA
  6. 6. TO PERSUADE • If the author uses: • strong language • an “arguing”tone • opinions
  7. 7. TO PERSUADE • LOOK FOR: • SPEECHES • ESSAYS • ADVERTISEMENTS • COMMERCIALS
  8. 8. An article that explains why walking is healthful exercise for people over seventy; several amusing anecdotes included...
  9. 9. Answer: • TO INFORM AND TO ENTERTAIN
  10. 10. A humorous poem telling an ancient terrapin’s conversation with a young butterfly...
  11. 11. ANSWER: • TO ENTERTAIN
  12. 12. An article describing the habits and life cycle of a terrapin.
  13. 13. ANSWER • TO INFORM
  14. 14. A speech that summarizes the housing problems that senior citizens face and urges people to care for their aging parents in their own homes.
  15. 15. ANSWER • TO INFORM AND TO PERSUADE

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