as you read the bet consider how Anton Chekov uses
-evidence, such as facts or examples, to support claims
-reasoning to develkop ideas and to connect claims and evidence
-styilstic or persuasive elements, such as word choice or appeals to emotion, to add power to the ideas expressed
using reader's response criticism, write an essay in which you expalin how Anton Chekov builds an argument to persuade his audience to be belive that life imprisonment is the best punishment because"...it kills a man slowly..."
be sure that your analysis focuses on the most relevant features of the passage and be sure to include text evidence to support your reader's response