Harry Potter

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Harry Potter Series

    In 1997, J. K. Rowling’s first of seven books in the Harry Potter series was released. The book quickly became a best-selling phenomenon and so did it’s successors as most young adult readers found themselves hooked and simply couldn’t get enough of Harry Potter. Although the series became highly popular, it also brought wide-spread controversy with some parents and teachers who were under the impression that the book promoted the occult, witchcraft, and evil. This perception led to attempts to…

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  • Lord Voldemort And Harry Potter Comparison

    The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling creates a fictional magical world that is parallel to the non-magical world that in turn directly reflects social issues in real life. In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2002), J.K. Rowling creates a fictional world of magic that reflects the events in history. Lord Voldemort for example is that of Adolf Hitler and his ideology in view of magic and wizardry. The similarity in a belief of a supreme race, the unmatchable leadership that they held, and…

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  • Comparison Of Star Wars And Harry Potter

    In doing so, we will compare story, characters, concepts, and more, of two of the biggest franchise films - Star Wars (SW) and Harry Potter (HP) - in which I will show why Star Wars is the better franchise. Despite their difference in genre, the movies share many similarities. both franchises share many similarities they have followed the same basic structure of ‘The Hero’s Journey…

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  • Harry Potter Epic Hero Essay

    Indeed, there are some that are slightly better known, such as Harry Potter. Now, as you may or may not know, Harry Potter is the mind work of the famous British author, J.K. Rowling. Harry Potter, in hindsight, is one of the most obvious epic hero that I have come across in a piece of literature. The Harry Potter series is an extenuation of Harry’s life and his epic tale in the school of Hogwarts. His story begins when he was only a babe…

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  • Harry Potter Fanfiction

    Back to Hogwarts”: Fans and Redemption of Antagonists in Harry Potter’s Fanfiction Harry Potter is a literary series that has swept the world with its unique magic filled universe, and as such its fans refuse to let the world created by J.K Rowling be something found only in the pages of the original books, or in our TV screen, so they have take it upon themselves to expand or reshape Harry Potter in many interesting ways. The Harry Potter universe has become a fanfiction phenomenon, its fans…

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  • Harry Potter Dehumanization Analysis

    The characteristic of dehumanization in both Travis Prinzi’s “Dehumanization: Defining Evil in Harry Potter,” and the Harry Potter series written by J.K Rowling offers various similarities between the definition of the word evil, and the context for which the word can be used in respectively. With the philosophical text that Prinzi offers in his thesis regarding the validity of dually the denotation, and the connotation of the word evil, and how it is used to describe several characters in the…

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  • Harry Potter Comparison

    Introduction Harry Potter, an arrangement of seven dream books composed by the British writer J. K. Rowling. The arrangement is named after the urgent character, Harry Potter. The story annals the undertakings and encounters of a young person nameed Harry Potter, who turns into one of the best wizards, and his companions Ronald Weasley and Hermione Granger, every one of whom are understudies at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The principle story spins around Harry's journey to…

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  • Harry Potter Stereotypes

    The final installment of the Harry Potter movies, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two, brought the end to the legacy, and it closed the book on many people’s childhoods. To prompt the movie, Warner Brothers- the producers of the movie- launched a series of posters with the slogan “IT ALL ENDS.” These advertisements had basic designs but had huge success on the public. An example of one of these posters is Daniel Radcliffe’s, the actor who plays Harry Potter, face looking forward. His…

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  • Harry Potter Controversy

    “Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light”-Albus Dumbledore. The Harry Potter series, in the opinions of millions, is one of the best book series ever written. There are many characters, alike and different, but we are going to focus on two of the most important of those characters today, Harry Potter and Draco Malfoy, from the Harry Potter series, by JK Rowling, who are not portrayed as friends, or similar people, or alike, but are…

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  • Christian Influences In Harry Potter

    One piece of popular culture that is heavily influenced by religion is the world-renowned Harry Potter series. Throughout all of the Harry Potter books and movies you can see an obvious Christian influence. Harry Potter is a lived theology, the characters reflect Jesus Christ and some Christian practices are represented, but still some people view the series as having negative values. First of all, Harry Potter is a lived theology. Miller-McLemore describes a lived theology as “the practice of…

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