what are some questions we should ask ourselves to create more commentary? What are some sentence stems
WHY? WHY? WHY?
Your goal is always to get to the why. The author says WHAT, HOW, and WHY. You include your textual evidence as the what, you describe the devices used as the how, and then your why is your commentary.
Some words that may help you in elaborating on those ideas are “thus” and using “in order to” phrases.