Today's Daily Agenda

Before class: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5QpH2dxWEwo

1. Attendance

2. Student Authors Day tomorrow

  • Go
  • Write a Summary
  • Summary due by class next Tue
  • Any other extra credit to turn in?

3. Questions? Answers?

4. Magic

  • Let's Talk Harry Potter
    • What's Hogwart's?
    • Who can use magic?
    • What are some of the ways magic is used?
    • How is some of the magic that is used "made" or "invoked?"
    • How does this add to the comedy?
    • Note how this made the actual, ethical ending of the novel unfilmable: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITqYqMNF4R8

Our textbook

  • Rel of magic and religion
    • Note cultural relativism 205
  • The Force
  • Two worlds
  • Principles
    • Sympatehtic magic
      • Homeopathy
      • Contagion
    • Antipathy
      • Taboo
  • What Magic Does
    • Spells
      • Actions
      • State/Condition of practitioner
  • Rietual/Ceremonial magic 216
    • Power animals
  • Secret societies 224--227
  • Building world 232-5
    • If you're going to use magic, do this
  • Stars, Astrology, etc.

5. Urban fantasy: What is it?

6. Review/Workshop time

7. Next time:

  • Patricia Briggs Moon Called Ch. 1-4