Essays Tagged: "JK Rowling"

Harry Potter And The Court Of Public Opinion Remarks on the hysteria that has accompanied this new generation children's classic

ho cringe at the notion of magic, blanch at the mention of witchery and sincerely believe that J.K. Rowling is an instrument of Satan."In Minnesota, Michigan, New York, California and South Carolina, ... " approach to reality literature was unwelcome in conservative households. Where she was then, J.K. Rowling is now.The Boy Wizard's adventures are so popular that grade school kids are devouring the 7 ...

(2 pages) 132 1 4.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

How successful was the marketing Campaign of Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone?

hise to develop. This essay will examine the success of the marketing campaign throughout the media.JK Rowling's first book "Harry Potter and the philosophers stone" was published in 1993. The plot fo ... Children's literacy, a cause of a particular interest of mine" she recently told 'The Daily Mail'. JK Rowlings books have already inspired more adults as well as children to read. JK Rowling insisted ...

(12 pages) 160 1 2.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Harry Potter: Savior of Reading or Bane to Christianity?

2001-1547/story5.html, p9>Anti-Harry Potter Page October 28th 2004 McGinty, Stephen "The JK Rowling Story" November 19th 2003 Rose, Carol Giants, Monsters, and Dragons An Encycloped ...

(8 pages) 49 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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

"Magic has a universal appeal. I'd love it to be real." - J.K. RowlingDo popular books that involve witchcraft and/or other forms of "evil" harm children? Or, does ... hero or heroine. 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 t ... tter series to enhance a child's literacy, especially within the classroom.Opponents criticize J.K. Rowling of bringing the occult down on the innocent children of this generation, and some even accus ...

(16 pages) 130 0 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" by J.K. ROWLINIG.

Story: In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling offers up equal parts danger and delight--and any number of dragons, house-elves, and death- ... o go incognito as Muggles, 100,000 witches and wizards converge on a "nice deserted moor." As ever, Rowling magicks up the details that make her world so vivid, and so comic. Several spectators' tents ... a very rude sign indeed at the veela across the field."Long before her fourth installment appeared, Rowling warned that it would be darker, and it's true that every exhilaration is equaled by a moment ...

(2 pages) 28 1 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Biography on J.K. Rowling

J K Rowling was born on July 31st, 1965 in Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, England. Her full name is ... ly 31st, 1965 in Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, England. Her full name is Joanne Kathleen. J.K. Rowling has one sister, Di, who was born 2 years after J K.J.K. Rowling claims that she has actually ... ng and realistic characters, such as a large bee called Miss Bee. Quite strange indeed. J.K. Rowling, along with her parents and sister, moved twice while she was growing up. While at one of th ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.6 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

This is a book report on Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, writtwn by J.K. Rowling

the Sorcerer's StoneThis book report is on the book Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, by J.K. Rowling. I would highly recommend this book to any reader, of any age. It is exciting, intriguing, a ...

(1 pages) 71 2 3.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Book vs. Film

not always an unvarnished translation. Columbus doesn't use any imagination beyond that which J.K. Rowling previously supplied for her book. There's no denying that the film is diverting, but it isn' ... , but it isn't inspired. One of the most delicious aspects of reading the books is absorbing all of Rowling's offhand comments. Columbus and Kloves' straightforward approach fails to find a creative w ...

(6 pages) 45 0 3.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

JK Rowling Late Night TranscriptThe following is a transcript of Conan O'Brien's interview of JK Row ... es, and Voldemort took wrong choices from a very early age - he decided young what he wanted to be (JK Rowling Talks...)."Alright, another theme in GOF is civil rights. Hermione deals with the rights ... ns in theatres tomorrow. Go and check it out. We'll be right back with Overkill.Works CitedRowling, JK. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. New York: Scholastic, 1997.Rowling, JK. Harry Potter and ...

(8 pages) 56 1 3.8 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince"

and the Half Blood Prince' brought no disappointment to children and adults of the world alike. J.K Rowling set the world of magic alight in her first book of Harry Potter. A writer who can make magic ... about what happens to Harry and others is the real magic, not spells or curses, horcruxes etc. J.K Rowling has created a group of fictional characters that we have all grown to love so much that we c ...

(2 pages) 34 4 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Is the Harry Potter phenomena reviving children's love for books or creating a new generation of occult followers?

have been various books published that attempt to prove Harry Potter is of the occult and that J.K. Rowling is brainwashing the children of today.The main complaint against Harry Potter is that childr ... he idea for Harry just appeared in my mind's eye. I can't tell you why or what triggered it." (J.K. Rowling, the Scotsman,1999). This is one of the main reasons why many Christians believe that Harry ...

(5 pages) 59 1 4.3 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Harry Potter

Harry Potter The Sorcerer's Stone Harry Potter is a wonderful book written by J.K. Rowling. I am reading the first of four books. It is titled the Sorcerer's Stone. I am a person who ...

(2 pages) 26 1 2.3 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Harry Potter

lightning shaped scar on his forehead. In the book Harry potter and the chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling harry is returning for his second year at, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bio On J.K. Rowling

Joanne Kathleen Rowling has done things that would make her a hero. She didn't solve the greenhouse problem. She did ... ks follow his life around the wizarding academy he attends, named Hogwarts. With four books, Joanne Rowling creates an entire world, full of good and bad people, full of people to despise, to laugh at ... She graduated with high honors. All of her teachers predicted a bright future for her.Though Joanne Rowling loved to write, she was afraid to share it with anybody. She was afraid of rejection. She in ...

(6 pages) 911 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire

got a chance to read it. I liked every part of it and at no time did I get bored. I hope that J.K. Rowling will continue to write more books to attract kids like me to read.

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Harry Potter And The Philsopher's Stone"

In the British version of--what us American's call-- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling there are many qualities of the book that are good. To name just a few there is her wonderfu ... of the book that are good. To name just a few there is her wonderful plot design, and the fact that Rowling makes great use of forming rounded characters. With Rowling, she knew where she wanted to go ...

(3 pages) 841 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets         The book I

er of Secrets The book I read was Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. The author is J.K. Rowling. Here is a summary about what I read so far. Harry Potter lives with his relatives, t ...

(1 pages) 741 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Harry potter. J.k Rowling

ook called Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, which was written by a talented writer named J.K. Rowling. This is an amazing book that is very popular, but then at the same time very disliked by so ... d or hear. The only thing is you do not have to be a child to enjoy this great and impressive book (Rowling). It is your right of speaking what you have on your mind. If you do not want to read the Ha ...

(7 pages) 21 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Cracking the Harry Potter code.

he market-place of Harry Potter �and so to the beginningWith more than 175 million copies of Rowling's books in print world wide in some forty languages, Pottermania has become a cultural pheno ... ers but also a topic of compelling curiosity to literary, social, and cultural critics? When asked, Rowling has elucidated in several interviews that this is the question she refuses to answer, lest h ...

(30 pages) 8 1 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Fate and Free Will in Harry Potter

e possibility that one's own choices can determine the reality of one's existence. In Harry Potter, JK Rowling uses fate and choice as forces which shape the events revolving around her protagonist, H ...

(7 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature