Analyze its characters, setting,
Write a minimum of three pages analyzing how and why the author used these elements. How do these elements help drive the story?
You are writing a literary analysis.
In an analysis, the main goal of the essay is to examine literary elements used in a text and explain how and why the author used them.
The goal of the essay is not to summarize or paraphrase the elements of the text
A summary is restating the key events; a paraphrase is retelling the events.
Remember, your goal is to analyze the events and explain how the events help propel the story.