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STEP I: WHAT IS YOUR FIRST IMPRESSION OF THE LITERARY WORK? 1.

What expectations or preconceptions do you have before you begin reading? When we saw the tittle of the book we thought that it was about a Korean TV series. Do you have any prior knowledge of the author or this work or similar works? No, we do not anything about the author. Have introductory notes in textbooks or instructors' comments or study questions influenced your initial expectations? Yes, it has at the end of the book. The book has influenced us because it calls author attention to follow the reading. 2. Do you enjoy reading this work? Yes, we really like this book Why or why not? Because it was very well written and it was not boring since we started to read it. What motivates you to read through to the end, or reread it (besides the fact that it may be required for a class)? The personalities of each character, the curiosity to know more about the secret that the house keeps without forget the way how children can see the world using their imagination. 3. What is your initial impression of the work's purpose? Is it entertaining, informative, didactic (teaching a lesson), philosophical, argumentative, or some combination of these? We can see that this work is an entertaining book. Do the title, division headings, and opening lines give precise indications of the purpose or subtle or symbolic clues, or misleading impressions of the whole work? We think that the title help us to understand or give us clues to know a little bit what about the book and chapters would be. Try to begin reading with an open mind and attempt to understand the work on its own terms before judging its worth or quality. 4. Is this work difficult to read? If so, why?

Yes, it was a little bit difficult because we did not understand some words, therefore we had to look for unfamiliar words in the dictionary. Have you looked up unfamiliar words in a dictionary? Do foreign words or archaic (outdated) words or unusual sentence patterns make reading difficult? Yes, there were words and phrases that they were difficult to understand the book, for example the Yorkshire dialect which was the most spoken. Does the work violate our expectations about ordinary ways of using the English language? Later decide whether it is "easy" or difficult to read for a good reason: does the simplicity or difficulty of the language contribute to the author's message or does it seem either boring or unnecessarily obscure and complex? We think that the expressions that author uses at the moment to write the book try to show us the peoples customs that live in that place through the Yorkshire language. 5. Do your first impressions change between your reading of the beginning and end? If so, why? Our first impressions didnt change until the end because at the moment to read chapter by chapter it helped us to predict how the book would end. In the following steps, start to think more formally about why you have certain expectations about this type of literature and how this work uses literary techniques to create the impressions or effects or messages you have noticed in reading it.