To write an interpretive essay on a passage on John. 7. To write a paper on one of the major themes in John. 8. To read a critical article on John and write a review of it. 9. To present ideas from your research in a class session. 10. To be able to articulate in essay form the major ideas found in the Gospel of John. 11. To learn about the literary style of John the Evangelist. 12. To.