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Zjawisko przekazywania pamięci zbiorowej w seriach o Harrym Potterze i Percym Jacksonie
The phenomenon of transferring collective memory in the series about Harry Potter and Percy Jackson

Author(s): Ewelina Niemiec
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: collective memory; Harry Potter series; Percy Jackson series; hero’s creation
Summary/Abstract: The article treats about persons sharing their memories with Harry Potter and Percy Jackson — the main characters of a series of books for teenagers. Both characters step into the world unknown for them and they need help in joining collective memory of the new community. Rebus Hagrid, Ronald Wesley, Hermiona Granger, Albus Dumbledore and Severus Snape were mentioned in the analysis of the series about the young wizard. The characters from the cycle Percy Jackson and the Olympians are Charon, Grover Underwood and Annabeth Chase. The article has pointed out to the similarities in creating the characters in both series under analysis.

  • Page Range: 203-212
  • Page Count: 10
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Language: Polish