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Copy of Author's Purpose

Introductory information on author's purpose in literature.
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Stephanie Bess

on 2 September 2014

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Transcript of Copy of Author's Purpose

Author's Purpose
The author tries to hold the attention of the reader through enjoyment.
The author tries to teach or give information to the reader
Practice
The author tries to convince the reader to adopt a certain viewpoint.
What is PIE?
There are three main reasons why an author writes a piece of literature:
Definition
Entertain
Inform
Persuade
The general reason why an author writes a piece of literature.

The purpose is not directly stated.

The reader must use indirect clues to determine the author's purpose.
Easy as !
PIE
1. To ersuade
2. To nform
3. To ntertain
P
I
E
Key Terms:
Convince
Argue
Prove
Examples:
Advertisements
Book/movie reviews
Letters to the editor
Key Terms:
State
Teach
Explain
Examples:
Nonfiction books
News articles
Recipes
Key Terms:
Amuse
Joke
Engage
Examples:
Fiction
Comics
Joke Books
Essential Questions:
Why did the author write the text?
How do you know what the purpose is?
What textual evidence supports your conclusion?
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