J. K. Rowling

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  • The Giver, By J. K. Rowling: An Analysis

    My first favorite text of literary would gladly have to be not a book, but a series and that’s the Harry Potter series. I love the books that are written by J.K. Rowling, I find the books to be very fascinating to read because you are allowed to escape the aspect of reality and to be a part of the world of Hogwarts. Well other than the fact that it’s science-fiction, it also has real life places involved in the series as well. Just like the use of London, it’s used as the home of Harry Potter and one of his really good friends, Hermione Granger, the two of them are indeed from London, which is an actual place in England which is also the general idea of where the series takes place in. I really like the series because it has a lot of different aspects that are involved in the series like family, blood status, all of that sorta plays a role in the series because in real life it happens as well like in royal families. For my second piece of literary that I enjoyed would have to be “The Giver”, a Utopian world that was later found out to be a Dystopian society where when you turn 12 years old, there’s a whole thing being held for them to determine what their life would…

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  • Theories Of Moral Development By J. K. Rowling

    It is important to note that Rowling lets Harry make mistakes and succumb to the temptation of using the Unforgivable Curses. The key to this honest understanding of how and why Harry makes his decisions comes from Rowling’s ability to create believable situations where Harry makes the believable choice, as Lana A. Whited and M. Katherine Grimes describe in “What Would Harry Do? J.K. Rowling and Lawrence Kohlberg’s Theories of Moral Development”: “Although Harry’s dilemmas involve creatures and…

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  • Magic Beyond Words: The J. K. Rowling Story

    On July 31, 1965 one of the world’s greatest authors was born. Her name is J.K. Rowling. She is responsible for creating the world famous phenomenon of Harry Potter. Although she is a best selling author, her hard work and dedication started from a young age. Joanne’s parents played a major role in her love for the written word. Anne Volant and Pete Rowling met at the age of 18 in 1964 on a train going from King’s Cross Station to Arbroath, Scotland. They were both serving their country.…

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  • The Importance Of Friendship In Harry Potter, By J. K. Rowling

    Friendship Since J.K Rowling wrote the world of Harry Potter children all over the world have been fascinated with this imaginary world. The world of Harry Potter is filled with lots of magic, spells, wizardry, and magical wands, the world is a fantasy. The series is for children and kids of all ages, and they have taken this world and embraced it. Rowling created a magical world but in creating this world she also created learning aspects that some find as fundamentals for children to learn.…

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  • Summary Of J. K. Rowling's Journey Of Growth In Harry Potter

    Secrets and Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince J. K. Rowling explores the journey of her main protagonist’s growth. Throughout both texts Rowling uses a variety of techniques to show how Harry grows from a naïve young boy to a confident young man. The use of third person narration, setting and character development throughout each novel enables readers to see how Harry develops from an inexperienced young wizard to a wizened young man. In the Harry Potter series, the story is relayed to…

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  • Viola Davis Character Traits

    Unfortunately, her parents divorced when Hilary was fifteen. Determined to let her daughter live her dreams, Swank 's mother moved them to Los Angeles where they lived in her mother 's car until her mother could save up enough money for an apartment. Swank gives her mother accolades and praise for her encouragement and support as her career grew. Hilary Swank has received 2 Academy Awards for Best Actress and a Golden Globe for her superb performances. 7. Joanne Rowling 's better known as J K…

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  • Harry Potter Popularity

    J. K. Rowling 's Harry Potter series is well known all over the world, by people of all age groups. In 1997, when the first book was released, it wasn’t all that popular, however, as time went by the books grew in popularity and took up a special place in the hearts of readers everywhere. Unlike many other works, these books aren’t specific to one age group or demographic; the books allow readers to grow as the characters in each book grow and evolve. This series is appealing for so many reasons…

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  • The Ordinary World In Harry Potter's Ordinary World

    Ordinary World” (101). In fact, he answers the call to adventure with little to no hesitation. Refusal of the Call Harry skips this stage of the hero’s journey. He is what Vogler calls the “willing hero” who accepts or seeks out the change adventure brings (110). As mentioned above, he was excited and ready for the adventure Hagrid brought before him. He did have many questions, reasonably so, but he outright refused the call. The closest he came to doing so was when he told Hagrid, “I…

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  • J. K. Rowling As A Role Model

    “When you have a bad day, a really bad day, try and treat the world better than it treated you.” Role models are people who are always enthusiastic, optimistic, calm, and self-assured in themselves. You don't want someone who is always down or tries to bring you down. Everyone likes someone who is happy with their achievements but continues to strive for bigger and better objectives in their life. Many people look to someone to serve as a model or motivator for their life. Mine happens to be…

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  • Monster Culture In Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

    In the 2001 movie Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, based off the novel by J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter learns about the magic world while starting his first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. In doing so, he forms strong friendships with Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, two fellow first-years, who together fight for their lives while trying to reach and protect the immortality gem, the Sorcerer’s Stone. Toward the end of the movie, the trio battles through various tests…

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