Essays Tagged: "harry potter series"

The essay contains a description of "Harry Potter's" school books: Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them. There's also a letter to the author of the books.

Quidditch Through the AgesThe book is about Harry Potter's favorite sport - Quidditch. In the first book of the Harry Potter series, Professor S ... h. In the first book of the Harry Potter series, Professor Snape confiscated this library book from Harry. Rowling wrote the book as though it were the same book Harry Potter took from the library (Ha ... ils about some of the strongest Quidditch teams today.Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find ThemIn the Harry Potter series, this book belongs to Harry and his best friend, Ron Weasley. Rowling wrote this ...

(2 pages) 29 1 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"

The third book, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, of the seven-part Harry Potter series proved to be a worth ... ok is easy to jump on and provides necessary flashbacks and recaps of events prior to the events in Harry Potter and Prisoner of Azkaban. The book is 435 pages long, a bit thicker than the pervious tw ... wly unraveling the mysteries without any unnecessary cliffhangers and spoilers.The story began with Harry Potter finishing his homework for summer from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The ...

(10 pages) 81 4 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Race in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, by J.K. Rowling

Race in Harry Potter and the Goblet of FireThroughout the Harry Potter series, race is an important issue th ... seems to believe in trying to teach an "everyone is equal" moral, the portrayals of race throughout Harry Potter only seem to further stereotypes, because the racial issues that we are used to encount ... yal of these different ethnicities is interesting, however, because they don't seem to matter much. Harry has a crush on Cho, a pretty Asian girl, while Ron falls for Fleur, a French girl from Beauxba ...

(6 pages) 167 7 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Harry Potter Book vs Film

just adaptations, but exact replications of the novel they are being based upon. Movies such as the Harry Potter series and the Lord of the Rings trilogy are the two that are getting the most criticis ... he Rings trilogy are the two that are getting the most criticism and attention. Bringing films like Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone to the big screen present the problem of condensing the novel ...

(6 pages) 91 4 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Harry Potter and the Wizards/Witches Phenomenon (A Children's Literature Analysis)

erature that peaks their interest and encourages them to read help the youth of today? With the new Harry Potter craze sweeping the globe, concerned parents, teachers and religious leaders ask the pre ... eroine. Selling over 130 million copies and printing in 42 languages (Waters, 2002), J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter Series reaches children of all ages and peaks the interest of many children that otherw ...

(16 pages) 130 0 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

HARRY POTTER AND ORDER OF PHEONIX

I read this book, "Harry potter and Order of Phoenix" during summer. I read this book, because this book was so long so ... so I didn't have enough time to read this before summer. I didn't saw good reviews compared to last Harry Potter books. As his fifth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry approaches, 15-y ... , this time with minimal contact from our hero's non-muggle ("muggle" a human) friends from school. Harry is feeling especially edgy at the lack of news from the magic world, wondering when the freshl ...

(4 pages) 29 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Transcript of an Interview With JK Rowling - Author of the Harry Potter Series

e on November 17th, 2005.Conan: Please welcome my next guest, who is the world famous author of the Harry Potter series, Jo Rowling.Jo: Thanks for having me.No thank you for flying out here and bother ... got a job teaching English in a language institute. I took with me the still-growing manuscript of Harry Potter, hopeful that my new working hours (I taught in the afternoon and evening) would lend t ...

(8 pages) 56 1 3.8 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The Phenomenon of "Harry Potter" and Why it Appeals to so Many.

J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series has become a critically acclaimed literary phenomenon. Nearly seven million copi ... with each new installment. Adults and children alike have become enchanted by the bracing tales of Harry, Ron, and Hermione and their valiant adventures. J.K. Rowling's imagination has captured the h ... ne and their valiant adventures. J.K. Rowling's imagination has captured the hearts of millions.The Harry Potter series appeals to a varied audience. The reason that Harry Potter appeals to many young ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Harry Potter" series by J.K. Rowling. Contains Use of Allusionment and Controversial Views from the Public.

HARRY POTTER"MAGIC HAS UNIVERSAL APPEAL. I'D LOVE IT TO BE REAL."J.K. ROWLINGJ.K. Rowling introduces ... er word choice and selection of detail, Rowling is able to submit religious symbols into the entire Harry Potter series. Most commonly, these symbols originate from Greek Mythology, but a few are simp ... hese symbols originate from Greek Mythology, but a few are simple play on words. Also, the theme of Harry Potter is filled with a number of Christian symbols. However, some Christians are under the im ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Book Banning is a Ban on Freedom of the Press

hip that prevents people from reading what they want to read and what they have a right to read.The Harry Potter series, a popular collection of fantasy books, has attracted more people demanding its ...

(2 pages) 26 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Harry Potter

Subject: /Uploads/Random5 Grade: Views: 82 Title of book- Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone Introduction: I am writing my book reports on the Harry Potter ... ash but what really happened was that the Dark Lord Voldemort killed his parents but failed to kill Harry. Then one-day letters started coming in for him inviting him to attend school at Hogwarts Scho ... ing him to attend school at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. His Uncle Vernon didn't let Harry read the letters for fear that he might find out what he really is, the most well known and re ...

(3 pages) 357 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

J. K. Rowling Biography

dren's fantasy novels. Rowling has had an extremely hard life. She started the global phenomenon of Harry Potter . Harry Potter is a seven book long series about a young wizard learning magic at a sch ... rd learning magic at a school called "Hogwarts." (J. K. Rowling Biography, Internet source) Harry Potter struggles through seven years (one book per year) of being tormented by his enemy "Drac ...

(2 pages) 11 0 4.2 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Controversy with Harry Potter

The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling has recently been under fire by many teachers and parents for it ... also the most loved and money grossing book of our time. The history of publication for the Harry Potter series is a rags-to-riches story. At times Rowling was living on public assistance whil ... y have been published. Some books more notable than others, some more horrendous. Censorship of the Harry Potter series has become a debatable topic. Complaints have been made that it teaches witchcra ...

(2 pages) 16 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

1: Title of work: Harry Potter and the Chamber of

1: Title of work: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 2: Author and publishing date: J. K. Rowling 1999 3: Relevan ... a teacher and been an unemployed single parent. Divorced and living on public assistance she wrote Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone at a table in a café during her daughter's naps. When Harr ... losopher's Stone was bought and published by Bloomsbury in 1997, her life changed dramatically, the Harry Potter series has since then won numerous awards and become a tremendous success around the wo ...

(7 pages) 939 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling

n’t it? If you want to experience magic, comedy, excitement and adventure, you must read ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’. When you are reading the book, you will feel li ... eading the book, you will feel like you are in a mysterious magic world, overcoming challenges with Harry Potter.‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ was published by Bloomsbury o ...

(6 pages) 823 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

What distinctions can be drawn between sentiment and sentimentality in literature for young adults? Discuss with reference to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.

ross in children's fiction, and that may not have been explored in Adult Fiction. Such books as the Harry Potter series, When the War Began series and the Twilight Saga has surrounded our young adult ...

(8 pages) 1 0 0.0 Aug/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature