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Harry Potter Fantasy Course

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Mattie Furphy House

Swanbourne, WA 6010

Australia

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Two day course for lovers of Harry Potter - looking at everything from fan theories and metaphorical readings to authorial intent and the key to writing good fantasy.

This course will teach the basics of literary analysis and how to apply these tactics to understanding Harry Potter critically whilst also drawing on the adventurous, character oriented style of J. K. Rowling to teach kids the basics for writing good fantasy.

Materials, lunch and snacks provided.


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Day 1. (24/01/2019)

10:00am - Get to know you games

10:30am - Why is Harry Potter so well loved?

11:00am - What is fantasy and how would we classify Harry Potter?

11:30am - Writing challenge

12:00pm - Lunch

12:30pm - What's in a name? The meaning of names in Harry Potter

1:30pm - Writing challenge

2:00pm - Creating a world; writing engaging fantasy

2:30pm - Writing challenge

3:00pm - The boy who could be anyone; writing a good main character

3:30pm - Afternoon tea and writing challenge


Day 2. (25/01/2019)

10:00am - Speed write and recap

10:30am - The death of the author; what is authorial intent?

11:30am - Writing challenge

12:00pm - Lunch

12:30pm - Metaphorical readings in Harry Potter

1:30pm - Writing challenge

2:00pm - An ageing audience; writing on multiple levels

2:30pm - Writing challenge

3:00pm - How to write a good bad guy

3:30pm - Afternoon tea and writing challenge

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