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Harry Potter, Lord Voldemort, and the Importance of Resilience

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dc.contributor.author Anderson, Emily
dc.date.accessioned 2017-05-03T16:35:53Z
dc.date.available 2017-05-03T16:35:53Z
dc.date.issued 2017-05
dc.identifier.uri http://jewlscholar.mtsu.edu/handle/mtsu/5244
dc.description.abstract Literature and psychology inadvertently go hand in hand. Authors create characters that are relatable and seem real. This thesis discusses the connection between psychology and literature in relation to the Harry Potter series. This thesis focuses on the importance of resilience or lack thereof in the protagonist, Harry, and the antagonist Voldemort. Specifically, it addresses resilience as a significant difference between the two. In order to support such claims, I will be using Erik Erikson’s Theory of Psycho-Social Development to analyze the struggles and outcomes of both Harry and Voldemort in relation to resilience and focus on the importance of strong, supportive relationships as a defining factor in the development of resilience. en_US
dc.publisher University Honors College, Middle TN State University en_US
dc.subject Harry Potter en_US
dc.subject resilience en_US
dc.subject psychology en_US
dc.subject English en_US
dc.title Harry Potter, Lord Voldemort, and the Importance of Resilience en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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