Harry Potter and the stereo/typcial teachers: a critical study of teacher characters in J. K. Rowling's "Harry Potter"



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This thesis examines the portrayal of teacher-characters in the Harry Potter series, a series of fantasy novels by British author J.K. Rowling, published during the years 19972007. The main purpose of this thesis is to analyse the teacher-characters appearing in the series with the aim of determining if they are based on stereotypes and if so, what is the function and constructional principles of stereotypes and stereotypical teacher-characters in HP. The thesis consists of an introduction, two main chapters and a conclusion. The introductory part gives a short overview of the thesis, its research aims and structure as well as the used methodology.



Rowling, J. K., (1965-), Harry Potter, õpetajad, tegelaskujud, stereotüübid