The objective of this course is to explore the uses of folklore and culture in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. We will explore a wide range of topics such as the coming of age genre, transformative journey from the Romantic sublime to the Gothic supernatural, and even the intertextuality between folklore and mythology. We will examine how the muggle world and the world of magic are constructed and negotiated in the battle of good and evil. Enrichment class only, is not a replacement for English courses at The Madeira School.
Some of the topics explored:
*There is zero tolerance policy for spoilers! They may be students who have not read the complete series; please respect that magic of being new to Harry Potter.
|Rising 7-9||July 10 - July 14||$475||Ms. Amy Heishman|