Harry Potter

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  • Relationship Between Convergence And Harry Potter

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    culture. In this essay, I am going to discuss the relationship between Harry Potter fans and convergence and the various ways the fans have constructed alternate views of the franchise. I will discuss how Harry Potter has become globally successful through its convergence and fan culture. Harry Potter is a relevant case study of convergence because it extends past its original platform, which was books; there are now Harry Potter video games, merchandise, themed websites and, the most recent of which

  • Essay on The Controversy Over Harry Potter

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    The Controversy Over Harry Potter The Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling has created quite a stir among public schools and churches. Some parents and ministers are afraid these books are teaching wizardry, witchcraft, and evil to their children, while others think they are books of harmless fantasy. There are two sides to this controversy, but I believe that these are just a way for kids to make-believe and imagine. The Harry Potter books are about a boy who learns he has special powers

  • Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows

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    famous Wizard of Oz movie is the Harry Potter series. Best-selling British novelist J.K. Rowling has penned a saga that has become the record breaking book series in history. More importantly, the book collection, is the basis for the Harry Potter film installments and is the second highest-grossing film series in history (Wikipedia, 2015) The Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two movie trailer will represent the artifact as the topic of this paper. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part two

  • Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows

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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Critical Analysis of the trailer By Lydia Turner Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 released in 2011 and directed by David Yates. Warner Bros distributed the film. It is based upon Harry Potter the Deathly Hallows written by J.K Rowling that was split in to two parts this film was the final film of the whole series, which consisted of eight films. The films target audience are people of the ages of 15 to 24 however younger and older audiences

  • The Dursleys And The Characters Of Mary Potter By Harry Potter

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    Mrs. Potter. The dursleys are think her family is embarrassing so, for years they have pretended not to know anyone associated with that family. Mr. Dursley one morning notices a cat reading a map. He is started to get mad, but tells himself that he has only imagined it. One day, walking by a bakery later that day, he hears people talking about his wife’s sister’s family, the Potters, and the Potters’ son, Harry. A man called Voldemort had killed Harry’s parents, and tried to kill harry but, couldn’t

  • The Influence Of Ancient Myths In Harry Potter

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    As of 2013, there were 450 million Harry Potter books printed globally, meaning there was one Harry Potter book per ever 15 people. This book to person ratio is comparable to Grecian citizens who heard Homer’s prominent myth the Odyssey. In modern times fantastical novels, such as those in the Harry Potter series, have acquired the same prestige as ancient myths and serve some of the same purposes through their entertainment of the general populous. These novels have come to captivate a generation

  • Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows

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    Katrina Anne Winemiller Professor Larissa Purvis English 112 1. November 2014 How Harry Potter and parallels to the Bible As a professional reviewer, Mike Furches reviews Harry Potter in his blog, “Reviews with Mike Furches: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 1” on blogspot.com. Mike’s concern for the dark, scary aspects of the Harry Potter books led him to research the subject more thoroughly, hoping to point out the reasons children should not be reading them. Because of the social, political

  • Magical Beasts By Harry Potter

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    series of Harry Potter, many creatures appear in the books and put into greater detail in the movies. Were these famous magical creatures made up or compared to something similar in mythology and folklore? There are many famous creatures throughout the story that add curiosity to one?s mind when first reading about one. The feeling one may get is to be able to see what this creature is capable of doing in comparison to others. In each book and movie, there is usually a creature that Harry, Ron, and

  • The Harry Potter Series By J.k. Rowling

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    The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling has been one of the most popular series to ever hit the bookshelves. These widely acclaimed novels are often associated only with wizardry however, the series ' main focus is not on the magic. While J.K. Rowling uses the idea of magical elements to make the series entertaining, she teaches valuable life lessons along the way. Lessons such as the dangers of desire, the acceptance of others, the importance of teamwork and community, and many others can easily

  • The Importance Of Religion In Harry Potter

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    “Religion in Harry Potter: Do J.K. Rowling’s Novels Promote Religion or Undermine It?” published in 2011, explains how the Harry Potter books correlate with religious faiths by explaining themes such as immortality, sacrificial love and by suggesting that the “concept of free will underpins the development of Rowling’s… characters” (53, par 16). As Harry travels through this new, foreign world, he has to face many unthinkable obstacles that explore religious and moral based principles. In the Harry Potter