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  • Censorship In Harry Potter

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    introduces wizards and their powers, witchcraft in their eyes. As Gish states in her article, Hunting Down Harry Potter, “Deuteronomy specifically states that witches and wizards are an abomination unto the Lord that will be driven out.” She goes on to discuss that if the belief system is so strong, they do not want to read Harry Potter where this wizard is portrayed in such a positive light. Harry uses his powers for good, and some are concerned that the wizard who uses those powers for good may make

  • Harry Potter Essay

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    Harry Potter A young, scrawny boy who wears horn-rimmed glasses and has a scar on his forehead has catapulted into the hearts of millions of readers, young and old alike. This same boy has generated nationwide controversy over censorship versus freedom of speech. In particular, the community of Zeeland, Michigan has banned reading aloud from Harry Potter and required written parental permission to check the book out from the school library. Although the Zeeland community as well

  • The Horror Of Harry Potter

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    in the wizarding world, but to a boy with a lightning scar on his forehead, the wizarding world is his real home. You hear a student scream that the Gryffindor house has won the game because of the boy.The boy with the scar. The boy who lived. Harry Potter. Who could have made this thrilling fantasy land? I’ll give you a hint. It’s someone with grew up living a happy childhood, had a spark of inspiration, created a website based on this series, and still has things going on in her current life. If

  • Prejudice In Harry Potter

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    First published in 1997, the Harry Potter series is the creation of J.K. Rowling. Her novels tell the struggles of a child in a new world – a world of magic and fantasy set in the 1990s that was settled in the lull between two wars of dark against light. The main character is an orphan named Harry Potter, who, as an infant, on the night of his parent’s murder, managed to escape his own murder by causing a killing curse to rebound back on the caster: The Dark Lord. The public raised him on a pedestal

  • Harry Potter Racism

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    offending any groups. The following research will explore the Harry Potter series and how these themes are presented in the story. When first reading the Harry Potter series, one may not think the subject of racism is prevalent. The race of the characters is not really touched on throughout the series, aside from describing certain characters. For example, the character Dean Thomas is described as “a black boy even taller than Ron” (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, 122) or the character Angelina

  • The Horror Of Harry Potter

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    the Harry Potter books are impacting people all around the world. Impacting people every day, the Harry Potter series and accompanying movies have influenced many people around the world. The author behind these books, J.K. Rowling, who was named one of the most powerful women in the world, is even more influential. The rate of children that read goes down everyday, but the Harry Potter series has been credited with saving children’s reading habits and encouraging people to read more. (Harry).The

  • Harry Potter : The Wizard

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    have chosen is Harry Potter. Harry Potter is a boy who parents were wizard and were murder when Harry Potter was little. Harry Potter than was living with his aunt and uncle, who were not wizard, and knew that Harry Potter was a wizard, but Harry himself did not know he was a wizard. Until when he turn eleven and got to know that he is a wizard. Since than he was live a normal live, and normal people didn’t know anything about wizard life. While living with his aunt and Uncle Harry was treat unfairly

  • The Characters Of Harry Potter

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    The Harry Potter book series has sold over 450 million copies and is currently translated into almost every language on the face of the earth (“Harry Potter”). Millions have faithfully followed the story about this magical world and have fallen in love with the many enchanting characters. What most readers do not recognize is the prominence that classical Greek/Roman mythological allusions play in the beloved roles in Harry Potter through their names and personality attributes. The importance of

  • Harry Potter Essay

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    Harry Potter In the past couple years, there has been a growing phenomenon in the world of children's literature, this phenomenon is Harry Potter. J.K. Rowlings series of novels about a young wizard and his years at "Hogwarts School of Wizarding and Witchcraft," has become one of the most successful children's book series of all time. Before reading any of the now four novels, one may find it hard to believe that a children's novel may be so entertaining. But once one starts reading any of the

  • Harry Potter

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    Harry Potter | Harry Potter: Complete 8-Film Collection on Blu-ray (2011) | Produced by | David Heyman | Based on | Harry Potter series byJ. K. Rowling | Starring | Daniel Radcliffe Rupert Grint Emma Watson (See below) | Studio | Heyday Films | Distributed by | Warner Bros. | Release date(s) | 2001–2011 | Country | United Kingdom United States | Language | English | Budget | Total (8 films): $1,155,000,000 | Box office | Total (8 films): $7,706,147,978 | The Harry Potter film