Joanne Rowling, best known as J.K. Rowling, was born on July 31, 1965, in Yate, England. Her pen name, J.K., was incorporated from her grandmother's name, Kathleen, so more men would read her books. As a child, Rowling always had a hobby for writing and would tell fantasy stories to her sister which eventually lead to the wildly successful Harry Potter book series that she thought of on a train ride. Harry Potter became an international hit which led to her writing a six-length series that sold hundreds
Macbeth, a tragedy play written by Shakespeare, illustrates the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake. Harry Potter, a series of fantasy, fiction novels written by J.K Rowling, chronicles the life of a young wizard, Harry Potter, a chain adventure of his friends, all of whom are students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Despite the fact that these two books may seem completely unreliable, there are indeed, certain
The Banning of Harry Potter at Omaha Christian Academy Imagine discovering that you’re not an ordinary person, but a wizard with magnificent, magical powers. Imagine attending a school where you’ll study transfiguration and charms instead of trigonometry and chem. Imagine the thrill of flying across the sky on a broomstick. These adventures and many others are waiting to be experienced in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by novelist J. K. Rowling. This fanciful and entertaining tale
human race, or The Matrix, where the main characters used violence to free humanity from an artificial intelligence. Video games also have a considerable amount of violence in them as well. The main idea of Grand Theft Auto, one of the more popular video games, is to overtake a city, even if it means using violence. Players are allowed a various array of weapons from baseball bats to machine guns to assist them in missions. Ratings are placed on games, this particular one is rated "M"
their age group or that may be deemed inappropriate. According the American Library Association many of the most of the relevant books within the past ten years have all been challenged to be taken away: Captain Underpants (series), by Dav Pilkey, Harry Potter (series), by J.K. Rowling, James and the Giant Peach, by Roald Dahl, and other from Judy Blume and the beloved Dr. Seuss. Yet, all generations from this year 's kindergarteners to biblical times feel this pressure on the literature they created