1. Did you enjoy reading Barry’s essay? What did you notice about the way her essay

1. Did you enjoy reading Barry’s essay? What did you notice about the way her essay is written? 

2. Although Barry’s essay is a narrative, it also sends a political message, as it was written for the op-ed section of The New York Times. What is the political message that the Barry sends with this essay? Please include a quote with your answer. 

3. In her essay, Barry writes about the impact a teacher had on
her life. Is there a teacher that had an impact (either positive or
negative) on your life?