This study explores the vocabulary used in Harry Potter and the Death-ly Hallows, with particular reference to the list of names for magic spells, charmsand curses. The investigation aims at shedding light on how British writer J.K.Rowling has built the wizard’s world of Harry Potter and its linguistic universe.The aim of this survey is to emphasize recurring patterns and idiosyncrasies’ em-ployed in the construction of the magic form, which is based chiefly on neolo-gisms. The language the author has used for the creation of magic formulae is,in most cases, a kind of Latin, whose names are substantially recognizable to thereader.
|Numero di pagine||11|
|Rivista||IL NOME NEL TESTO|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2017|