What’s the effect of calling Galai by his first name? What’s the tone of the piece and how does it color or influence readers’ perceptions of its intellectual point or purpose?
National Geographic was the only publication that paid Galai to use his image. What was the theme of their special issue, and what point his Kadish making by telling readers about it?
How does the meaning of the image change with context? Which context does Kadish think is most significant? Galai himself? This question requires that you think about how Kadish structures the essay as much as what she says.
How has Galai responded to the various uses of his image? Would you respond similarly? Why?
Kadish’s response is more ambivalent than her cousin’s. What does the phenomenon mean to her? Which of her interpretations is more like your own?