A single paragraph (300 words max) response to each of the readings. The paragraphs are not to be simply a description of what is in the reading. The central purpose is to locate some important aspect of the reading: something that you find enlightening, irritating, wrong, fruitful for present practice, or whatever—and then to give a clear and forceful presentation of your opinion and arguments for it. One purpose of the Presentation is to stimulate discussion in the class. The stronger and clearer your viewpoint and argument, the livelier should be the following discussion.