What about the writing strikes you? What do you see as most powerful about the narratives, descriptions, imagery, word choice (diction), argument, sentence structure, overarching essay structure, use of questions, or ________?
Write a page or two (double-spaced is fine) commenting on what 1-3 techniques you believe give the essay its power, its impact on a reader. Use short quotes from the essay to show evidence of the techniques you’re writing about.
Conclude with a paragraph describing your experience of reading the essay. What was challenging about it? What did you like about it? What did it make you think about?