Gothic in the Deathly Hallows: Isolating the heroes

Lesson
Gothic in the Deathly Hallows: Isolating the heroes
9 pages
Purpose
Use language to create an uneasy sense of vulnerability.
Description
In this lesson we look at a short descriptive passage in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, in which Harry and Hermione make their way into Godric's Hollow. We focus specifically on how Rowling makes the characters seem isolated and vulnerable in an otherwise safe location.
Lesson type
Detailed practice
Genre / Topic
Adventure, Gothic