Posted by: crisdiaz24 | March 3, 2016

J. K. ROWLING ON HOW SHE CREATED HARRY POTTER

 

J.K. ROWLING ON HOW SHE CREATED HARRY POTTER

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDhtJU7uLrQ

 

  1. J. K. Rowling thinks King’s Cross is a very romantic station because _____________________.
  2. King’s Cross Station has always been part of J. K. Rowling’s ______________________.
  3. When she wrote about King’s Cross, she wanted to find ______________________ to the magical world.
  4. Only if you had ______________________, would you be able to break through the barrier between platforms 9 and 10.
  5. It was when she was _____________________ that she wrote the station scene.
  6. Platforms 9 and 10 in her book bear little resemblance to the actual platforms because ______________________.
  7. ______________________ went on from the moment she had the original idea for the book up to the moment she finished writing it.
  8. What she wrote about but did not appear in the book was very important to her. It was for her own ________________ that she needed to know everything about the characters and the background story.
  9. J. K. Rowling likes reading books where she thinks the author _____________________ about the story.
  10. The symbols from her draft papers refer to:

– the ______________________ the characters are in,

– how _____________________ they are,

– what ____________________.

  1. She wrote about ____________________ to Chapter 1.
  2. She discarded them because they ______________________ too much ______________________.

platform

KEY

 

  1. HER PARENTS MET THERE.
  2. CHILDHOOD FOLKLORE.
  3. ANOTHER ENTRANCE
  4. ENOUGH CONFIDENCE / THE KNOWLEDGE
  5. LIVING IN MANCHESTER
  6. SHE WAS THINKIN ABOUT ANOTHER STATION, EUSTON. / BECAUSE SHE WAS LIVING IN mANCHESTER AND COULDN’T CHECK.
  7. FIVE YEARS.
  8. PLEASURE
  9. KNOWS EVERYTHING
  10. HOUSE- MAGICAL – THEIR PARENTS TEACH
  11. 15 DIFFERENT ALTERNATIVES
  12. GAVE – AWAY

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