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Saturday, June 29 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Defending Draco Malfoy: That Potter Boy is an Unreliable Narrator

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We will discuss the binary oppositions in the novel that force readers to view Draco Malfoy, Severus Snape, Slytherin House, and other characters as the "bad guys" when maybe they aren't so bad. We will also discuss themes like good versus evil, formation of opposites, and wizard versus muggle society. We will further discuss how to avoid becoming an unreliable narrator in our own life and how the Harry Potter novels show the importance of opposites and different opinions.

 


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Selina Souza

Selina Souza is a Slytherin who loves to attend cons. She has attended Leakycon 2011, Ascendio 2012, and Misticon. She wrote her masters thesis on Harry Potter and wizarding racism, and is currently working towards her MFA at SNHU. She loves to read YA and would love any good book suggestions!


Saturday June 29, 2013 2:00pm - 2:50pm
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