A Discovery of Witches Characters

Deborah Harkness
This Study Guide consists of approximately 83 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of A Discovery of Witches.
This section contains 1,385 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Discovery of Witches Study Guide

Diana Bishop

Diana is a witch who has spent her life denying the magic that runs in her family. She is the descendant of the Bridgett Bishop, the first woman executed as a witch in the Salem Witch Trials. Diana is the daughter of two powerful witches who were murdered, apparently because of their power. Their deaths have affected Diana's entire life, and she tries to never use magic for anything significant because of the tragedies of their deaths.

Despite never practicing, Diana's magic is so strong that she is able to open an old text that was sealed with magic. Diana has a doctorate degree and is studying the history of alchemy, which is why she was looking at the text. Opening the book led her to the point where she has many other creatures following her, hoping for the opportunity to get their hands on the text...

(read more)

This section contains 1,385 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Discovery of Witches Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
A Discovery of Witches from BookRags. (c)2019 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.