Persuasive writing is also referred to as argumentative writing, because it argues a point that the writer is trying to present.
When you write using a persuasive style, you want to incite your readers to response or to create a topic that prompts a thorough discussion.
You must open with a statement about the issue that you are addressing.
The next step is to state your position on a particular issue.
While persuasion depends on argument, it also depends on exhortation which is the adoption of means through the representation of the end result being desirable.
If you think about the attainment of happiness by immortality, no one really knows how they feel about that, yet the minister at church talks about exhortation which induces men to exert certain behaviors in order to try to attain exhortation.
"cruelly captured" rather than straight forward words.
Words or phrases are repeated and stretched out to make them stick in the reader's mind.
The use of three adjectives or phrases is often undertaken to make them stand out better.
Discuss the pros and cons of a particular item or issue.