How to Write a Critical Essay on Shakespeare’s “Sonnet 55”?

How would you write a critical essay on “Sonnet 55” by William Shakespeare?

Consider that besides an effective structure and a good argument, this essay should demonstrate the writer’s stylistic skills, including the ability to effectively use, integrate, and format quotations from poetry. The introduction should include a contextualized thesis statement. The body paragraphs should correspond to steps in the argument, each containing a topic sentence, carefully chosen textual evidence, and analysis.