Writer’s Persona: writer’s stance, tone, vocabulary, voice, and style. Consider how the writer’s persona is appropriate for the genre and publication. Kairos & Exigence: Consider what makes the publication or circulation of the text timely or opportune; that is, consider how the writer(s) captures or creates the right moment to press an idea or argument (kairos). Also consider how the writer(s) makes the subject matter to readers, the push that they is/are responding to (exigence). Aims/Methods/Materials: Describe what the writer(s) is attempting to do in the text and how they are doing it, and be explicit in your attention to the research on display (primary & secondary) Flashpoints & Keywords/Concepts: Record three quotes that resonate with you and any keywords or concepts that circulate in the text—keywords or concepts that repeat, or seem significant, or connect with our efforts to think and write about poverty. Audience: Identify the target audience of the text, or what the text suggests about its audience. Make note of how the audience shapes the choices the writer is making.