Portraying the Protagonists: A Study of the Use of Adjectives in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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Hishamuddin Salim; Nadia Nabila Saad;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Australian International Academic Centre PTY. LTD.
  • Journal: International Journal of Applied Linguistics and English Literature (issn: 2200-3592, eissn: 2200-3452)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.7575/aiac.ijalel.v.5n.6p.259
  • Subject: Corpus linguistics, adjectives, Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows, character analysis | Philology. Linguistics | P1-1091 | English literature | PR1-9680

The protagonists play important roles in any novel.  In J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels, they were presented in the most vivid of ways so as to make the characters alive and memorable. One of the strategies used by the author to make the protagonists so lively is thr... View more
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