Essays Tagged: "Rowling"

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

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

The Remarkable Writing and Career of Rowling

Cashen StarkStefanskiGifted English II3 September 2014The Remarkable Writing and Career of RowlingJoanne "Jo" Rowling, also popularly known by her pen name J.K. Rowling, was the first-born da ... g, also popularly known by her pen name J.K. Rowling, was the first-born daughter of James and Anne Rowling, born in Yate, Gloucestershire, England on July 31, 1965. Ever since she was a child, Rowlin ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors