Read and annotate:
"Just Walk on By" by Brent Staples on page 362 of the 50 Essays book.
Create a SOAPSTone chart. I will be giving you a copy of the following that you can use to describe tone.
Please remember that in SOAPSTone, the occasion addresses the reason why this author felt compelled to write this particular piece. You can mention society and his personal life if he references an incident in his life.
Purpose is what he wants from the audience after reading this. Does he want them to act out? feel a certain way? What does he want from them after reading this?
Tone: Pinpoint shifts in his tone. How does he start? How does he show tone throughout? What's his tone at the end?