Episode 2: This Old Man

Some of JK Rowling's most important "game pieces" are classic archetypes. What links Dumbledore, Ron Weasley and Sirius Black? A look at the Wise Old Man, especially a sub-type that JK Rowling favors, a twist on the familiar "fairy godmother".

Episode 2: This Old Man

Watch the Episode 2 video on YouTube.

Related Essays:

The Game Pieces

The Wise Old Man Archetype


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