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Title: Authors Purpose: The Influences


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Authors Purpose The Influences
By Richard Shepardson
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What is the Authors Purpose?
Authors write for many reasons. The purpose is
the reason the author writes about a topic. An
author may give you facts or true information
about a subject. Some authors write fiction
stories or stories that are not true. Some write
stories to entertain you while others may write
to persuade you.
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What influences the authors purpose?
Take a minute to write down as many influences
as you can and then lets compare!
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language
symbols
audience
Authors Purpose
inferences
main idea
tone
conclusions
supporting details
A few influences
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Language
Figurative language is a tool that authors
employ to help the reader visualize what is
happening in a story
Its sparks, having grazed their way into the
night, surrender to it, dark descends, pours
over the outlines of houses and towers bleak
hillsides soften and fall in.
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Language
Essential vocabulary for authors purpose a) To
inform b) To persuade c) To
entertain d) To describe
Not sure whether you can distinguish the authors
purpose for the four types above? Click the panic
button!
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Language
Authors Purpose a) To inform b)
To persuade c) To entertain
d) To describe
Judy Glen's amazing Wrinkle Remover cream will
make you look younger in thirty days or less.
This remarkable cream has special ingredients to
make your wrinkles disappear. The cost for a
thirty day supply is 25.99. Send your check to
P.O.Box 00002, Shelton, CA 74836
One more?
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Language
Authors Purpose a) To inform b)
To persuade c) To entertain
d) To describe
Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder was born on
February 7, 1867 in Pepin, Wisconsin to Charles
and Caroline Ingalls. She met and married Almanzo
James Wilder in 1885. She published many books
based on her travels to the west. Her writing
became the basis for the "Little House" series.
She died in 1957.
One more?
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Language
Authors Purpose a) To inform b)
To persuade c) To entertain
d) To describe
Thomas was not happy one little bit. His sister,
Susan was making honor roll again. His parents
would allow her to do anything she wanted to do.
Thomas was not making honor roll this time and he
was not going to be allowed to do all the things
he wanted to do. Poor Thomas! He would just have
to study harder and get back on the honor roll.
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Language
Lets try to paraphrase or think of alternative
words for the vocabulary below
We need to learn to distinguish common types of
authors purposes such as
inform persuade entertain narrate evaluate critic
ize clarify illustrate scare
to inform _________, ______________,
______________, to persuade _________,
______________, ______________, to entertain
_________, ______________, ______________, to
narrate _________, ______________,
______________, to evaluate _________,
______________, ______________, to criticize
_________, ______________, ______________, to
clarify _________, ______________,
______________, to illustrate _________,
______________, ______________, to scare
_________, ______________, ______________,
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Symbols
A symbol is something that represents or suggests
something else besides its literal meaning.
Universal Symbols dove peace long journey or
road life spring life or rebirth winter
death
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main idea
The authors purpose is linked to the main
idea. If you find the main idea, you will find
the authors purpose and vice versa. What key
words can you find to show the link in the
sentences below? Main idea Chavez gained many
reforms for migrant workers, but some have been
lost. Authors purpose to inform us of the
difficulties that Chavez faced in establishing
and maintaining migrant labor reforms.
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Review
What is authors purpose?
Its the reason the author writes the story.
What influences authors purpose?
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language
symbols
audience
Authors Purpose
inferences
main idea
conclusions
supporting details
tone
Influences on Authors Purpose
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