To find the authors purpose we first need to remember pie
Is the text persuading you to do something or maybe buy something.
Is the text informing you about something.
Is the text entertaining you on a topic.
All three of these help you to find the authors purpose easier
After finding out which one of the three the author is trying to do you then move onto another
three , they're , agree, disagree and neutral.
The author is trying to persuade you to do something.
The author is trying to persuade you not to do something
The author is just trying to entertain you.
These three will also help you get one step closer to finding the authors purpose.
Now you need to figure out what the intended audience.
It could be
After that you just need to make an overall statement that includes what you found out.
For me I think that I am extended abstract because I can find out the authors purpose for many different stories