40. Author's purpose refers to a writer's main reason for writing. Writers of nonficition usually write for one or more of the following purposes: to inform; to express ideas, opinions, and feelings; to analyze; to persuade; or to entertain. When reading Anaya's memoir, determine his purpose by looking for facts about people or places, his comments about these facts, explanations of how a subject works or is defined, statements that try to convince you of something, and passages that you find particularly enjoyable. PLEASE RECORD STATEMENTS FROM THE ESSAY THAT YOU THINK INDICATE ANAYA'S PURPOSE(S) FOR WRITING.