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Last Updated: Jun 11, 2015     Views: 89

Check out the chart below from the Purdue Owl:

   Informative            Persuasive         
 to inform   
 to persuade  
 to describe  to convince
 to define  to influence
 to review  to argue
 to notify  to recommend
 to instruct  to change
 to announce     to urge
 to explaine  to defend
 to demonstrate  to justify

Sproat, Ethan,  Lynn, Dana and  Driscoll, Allen Brizee.  "Purposes". Purdue Online Writing Lab. 1 Mar 2013. Web. 25 September 2013.