Which purpose is appropriate for a reader's response journal entry?
The purpose of a reader's response journal entry is to write down your feelings of what you read. If your teacher will be reading it, make sure the entry is appropriate for school.
In a readers response, you say how you feel about the novel or section you have read. So, unless you feel like the social and historical context have affected the novel or you just like it then no, it should't matter or affect the readers response at all. It would be a good idea to mention it in your response but you should ask your teacher or someone you think knows a better response what…
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