a. This is a first-person narration by the author engages immediate interest from the reader to see the events from his perspective.
b. The writer suggested that each one of us would run very fast for six miles to school to explain how far he could manage by running.
c. The writer cleverly shows the difficulties he encountered with language by outlining his problems.
d. The writer discusses how the punishment he received from his parents and teachers made him wanting to read always.