The correct answer is A. Consider a variety of points for illumination
A persuasive essay is an academical paper in which the writer tries to prove or show a specific claim is valid or true. Due to this as any other type of essay, persuasive essays are guided by a main claim or thesis which is stated in the introduction and developed in subsequent paragraphs, for this the writer will need to include at least three main reasons that support or explain the thesis as well as significant evidence. Considering the main purpose is to persuade the reader to believe on something or even take some action in one specific matter different types of evidence, sources and reasons should be provided (Points of illumination) to make the information reliable and persuade the reader, which is the main objective in this type of essay. Thus, in a persuasive essay it is important to consider a variety of points of illumination.