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1 Life Events: E.Q.: What kinds of things influenced the writings of J.K. Rowling? Personality: Education: -Mother died (Harry lost his parents) -British word choice and perspective -Fame: Does not let fans influence her Harry faces difficulties fame brings -Sean: her BFF (Like Ron) -Ford Anglia - -Harry and J.K. birthday 7/31 -Was an outsider growing up -Got into mischief (smoking) -like Harry, was a pauper -always loved to write -dreamed of being a published writer (Rabbit books) -determined person (wrote while raising an infant) -focused (did no housework for 4 years) -faced rejection (determined) -imaginative -loves detail (character list/ notes) -like Hermione, smart and bossy (insecure) -degree in English and French literature “Voldemort” death fight “Draco Malfoy” dragon of bad faith (foi) -influences names, creatures, magic -love of words Diagon Alley (diagonally) -influenced by the detail in The White Horse -was a substitute teacher and long-time student (knows the culture of school) 2002

2 Life Events: Likes trains Broke and jobless: rags to riches (like Harry) British Death of her mother Friend Sean with blue Anglia (car) Fame Same b-day as Harry E.Q.: What kinds of things influenced the writings of J.K. Rowling? Personality: Focused and independent Loved to write and rewrite Determined Perfectionist Bossy like Hermine Education: Teacher (knowledge of school environment) Education in French literature Love of words Went to school at Exeter red

3 There are three significant areas that influenced the writing of author J.K. Rowling: her life events, her education, and her personality. 1 Paragraph (at least 5-6 more sentences)

4 Life Events: E.Q.: What kinds of things influenced the writings of J.K. Rowling? Personality: Education: 2002 Studied French, teacher, knows about school Life, mother’s death, same birthday 7/31, British, boarding schools, love of trains, love of reading, she and Harry were both alone in the world, she and Harry became celebrities, both started off poor and became rich yellow Protective, bookish, bossy, patterned Hermione after herself, creative, imaginative, humble, loved to write, writing is important to her, insecure, never gave up on getting her book published, persistent, she had been involved in mischief as a child,

5 Life Events: E.Q.: What kinds of things influenced the writings of J.K. Rowling? Personality: Education: 2002 __taught French classic literature (names, creatures, tales to adapt); teacher /gave her a connection with children, knows the culture of school _Great Britain (word choice, scenery, habits) ___love of trains (romantic) Harry=orphaned Rowling divorced with small child Both Rowling and Harry were outsiders; it was a thrill for her to be published, sean was the model for ron weasley Rowling and Harry P are overnight famous, _Hard worker, creative, persistent, loved writing, she was organized, loved detail, green

6 Life Events: E.Q.: What kinds of things influenced the writings of J.K. Rowling? Personality: Hermione Ron/Sean Focused patient persistent Education: French teacher College educated Like to read Studied mythology and folklore 2002 Lost parent Both are alone in the world Both were poor Both become famous Blue

7 Life Events: E.Q.: What kinds of things influenced the writings of J.K. Rowling? Personality: Education: Literature French She was a teacher 2002 She was alone like Harry Potter Poor to rich Was inspired by things in the real world British She loved trains Persistant__________________________ Was visionary about harry Potter_ Very organized purple

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