They're most commonly used for analysing media, such as books or films.
If the format allows, an interesting design can become your “zest” - submit the text in the form of a dialogue, a letter, a diary, an autobiography, a play etc.
Think of an unexpected or provocative headline, "loud" epigraphs, use proper sentence case, illustrations and infographics.
Every academic assignment can be difficult to implement.
But that doesn’t mean it is impossible to do at all.