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Peculiar vocabulary in the Harry Potter books

Lucie Skrčená Resumé When writing a fantasy story, a writer must build up a new world. Such a writer usually wants to come up with something original and develop their own vocabulary. It is a vast land where one can get endless inspiration. Keywords: blend, archaism, Harry Potter, Cambridge and Oxford dictionaries, etymology Introduction If …

The Tengwar, Tolkien’s Writing System

Lucie Skrčená   Resumé Tolkien’s genius is hard to squeeze into one article. Apart from his profession, philologist, he is a famous author of fantasy books and tales, by which he showed himself to be a great inventor, illustrator and story-teller. The following article will introduce the background and the main features …