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Transcript of hp

Analyzing British Culture
through "Harry Potter"
contents :

Classifying the characters
British culture in the film
Difference between British and
Japanese wedding culture
Classifying the characters
according to the
life style and English pronunciation
Upper class : The Malfoys, The Blacks
Working class : Rubeus Hagrid, The Dursleys,
Ernie Prang & Stan Shunpike
Middle class : Hermione Granger, The Weasleys
[ The Dursleys ] · · ·
working class
Vernon, Petunia, Dudley, Marge
· 4, Privet Drive, Little Whinging, SURREY
· The name " Vernon, Petunia, Dudley, Marge"
most common name given to the girl
who was born in working class family
[ Rubeus Hagrid ] · · · working class
dialects of Somerset, Cornwall, Devon
southwest part of England
1. Do not pronounce [t] [d] [g] at the end of the word
2. Pronounce words continuously
(can't have)
(should have)
3. Omit the pronoun and infinitive sometimes
ex. Borrowed it, Professor Dumbledore, sir.
Young Sirius Black lent it me.
borrowed it, Professor Dumbledore, sir
Young Sirius Black lent it
4. Mix "were" and "was"
ex. Las'time I saw you, you was only a baby.
(Last time I saw you, you
a baby.)
5. Use "me" instead of "my"
ex. Now, where's me umbrella?
(Now, where's umbrella?)
6. Use "never" instead of "didn't"
ex. I . You know I , Professor Dumbledore, sir.
(I . You know I , Professor Dumbledore, sir
never did
never did
[ Ernie Prang
& Stan Shunpike ]
· · · working class
cockney accent
used by working class Londoners,
particularly in the East End
mince pies...............eyes
garden hose............nose
north and south.....mouth
sky rocket.................pocket
butcher's hook........look
* Rhyming slang
1. Do not pronounce [h] when it comes at first
ex. (had) (half) (Harry)
2. Do not pronounce [t] [d] at the end of a word
ex. your name? (What's your name?)
3. Make two words into one word
ex. (what did you/ what are you)
looking at?
(did you)
What call Neville, Minister?
[ Hermione Granger ] · · · middle class
· The name "Hermione"
gives an impression of
"an arrogant girl born on a successful family "
· Mr. and Mrs.Granger are dentist
[ The Weasleys ] · · · middle class
Arthor, Molly, Bill, Charlie, Percy, Fred, George, Ron, Ginny
· Pure-blood family with a long history
· Mr.Weasley works at the Ministry of Magic
· Tumble-down house, secondhand goods
[ The Malfoys ] · · · upper class
Lucius, Narcissa, Draco
· Upper class pronunciation
· Pure-blood family with a long history
· The power of influence to the Ministry of Magic
· Manor house with luxurious interior including a chandelier
[ The Blacks ] · · · upper class
· Pure-blood family with a long history
- according to the family tree
· Manor house with luxurious interior
British Wedding Culture · · · (1)
Mostly Done in Church
(Some royal families use their own garden)

It is common for non-religious families to rent hotels
British Wedding Culture · · · (2)
Two Major Rules in British Wedding Ceremony

1) Bride's dress and face shall not be seen before beginning of the ceremony

2) All participants must be formally attired
British Wedding Culture · · · (3)
A groom and a bride usually take financial responsibility together.

Gifts are preferred over money.
Wedding Culture in Japan · · · (1)
Three major forms of the ceremony include Christian wedding, Buddhist wedding, and temple wedding, the one that is the most typical.
Wedding Culture in Japan
Congratulatory money typically range from 30,000yen - 50,000yen

Close relatives are sometimes expected to congratulate with more than 100,000yen
Participants are relatively strictly regulated
Telephone box
in Tokyo
in Seoul
in London
wears a wig
Tweed Jackets
Hunting cap, Cloth cap
Deerstalker Hat
British Style
in Trial
in Tokyo
in Seoul
in London
What is Subway?
in Paris
in Tokyo Metro
sky blue
various colour
various colour
many advertisements
Plus fours
judge, public prosecutor and barrister wear wigs
subway in Britain
subway in U.S

the Underground, the Tube
underground passage,
underpass in U.S
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