There must be a cover letter that includes what I am writing on and why I chose it. The determining tone is the question that I will be exploring; which must also be explained in the cover letter, and was it difficult to explain. How my understanding of the short fiction changed after I wrote the essay. What was the most difficult thing to explain about the short fiction. What my essays strengths are and why. What the weaknesses are and why. And lastly, what feedback I want from my instructor.