Hogwarts England Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry All year long SETTING Where & When the story takes place
theme The moral of the story, the message
Good vs. Evil
The Value of Humility
The Occasional Necessity of Rebellion
Importance of Unity
Preoccupations of Adolescents
Education as Empowerment
Point of view Narrator: person telling the story 1st person: narrator is a character Look for the word “I” 2nd person: as if the audience were characters; very rare; look for the word “you” 3rd person: most flexibility, most common, look for words “he”, “she”, “they”
Protagonist The leading character, hero, or heroine of a drama or other literary work
antagonist the adversary of the hero or protagonist of a drama or other literary work
Internal conflict a struggle which takes place in the protagonist's mind and through which the character reaches a new understanding or dynamic change Longs for connection to his family He likes Ginny, but she’s his best friend’s sister
external conflict a struggle between the protagonist and another character against nature or some outside force
With this in mind, we will dissect Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.We will break it down into these parts.
Exposition The beginning of the story. Establishes the setting.
Rising action a related series of incidents in a literary plot that build toward the point of greatest interest. Harry’s name is put in the goblet. 1st task 2nd task 3rd task
climax a decisive moment that is of maximum intensity or is a major turning point in a plot In the Goblet of Fire, when Harry arrives at the graveyard and confronts Lord Voldemort.
the part of a literary plot that occurs after the climax has been reached and the conflict has been resolved.
Harry returns to Hogwarts after epic battle with Lord Voldemort.
Resolution At the end of the story, when the conflicts in the story have been solved. The resolution in Harry Potter occurs after they find out who Mad Eye Moody really is. Harry gives Fred and George his Triwizard winnings.