Who wrote or spoke the words of this passage?
Who was this passage addressed to?
What style of writing is being used?
Narrative, Poetry, Prophetic, Teaching
Use the context to determine what the author was talking about.
What did the author intend to say about that subject?
Where does the flow of thought change?
Where do the sentences begin and end?
Where do the paragraphs begin and end?
Are there any repeated words?
Are there any unusual or unfamiliar words?
Are there words that stand out as important?