Regarding effort, reflects the effort to create a special piece of writing. What could be added to build this into a more meaningful poem?
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appeal--serious or urgent request, plea
author's purpose--the writer's goal, aim or intention
characteristics--feature, trait, aspect
consider--think carefully about, believe
demonstrate--show, display, reveal
disadvantages--drawback, things working against you
formed--made, created, built
impact--strong effect, force
involve--include, make part of
pattern--repeated, over and over
persuade--convince, cause to do something
recommend--suggest, propose, approve