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Do The Harry Potter Books Deserve Popularity

December, 2012 Harry Potter The Harry Potter novels have been known to captivate children and young adults with their intriguing fictional stories. These novels have encouraged many children to show an interest in reading. Even though the Harry Potter books have aided in the rise of kids interest in reading, “the Potter books topped the 1999 top-ten list of protested books complied annually by American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom with 472 complaints about the books focus on...

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Harry Potter - Book Report

Harry Potter The title of the book: The title of the book is "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone". The author of the book: The author of the book is J.K. Rowling. The hero of the story + explanation: The hero of the story is Harry Potter, without any doubt. He is the hero because, first of all, the whole book is about his life. The book follows Harry Potter's most important turn of his life: After he lived for 10 long, long years with relatives who didn't treat him well, he...

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Harry Potter book vs. movie

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by:J.K. Rowling Harry Potter: Book vs. Movie With all the new movies based on books or comics that are out, people wonder why Hollywood keeps doing it. Some say they're greedy people, just doing it for the money, and others say that it helps bring the book to life. But I say, why ruin a good book, like Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, with bad lighting and adequate actors? I say that we don't have to because the comparison between the two forms of...

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Harry Potter

started with Harry, and then all these characters and situations came flooding into my head.” In December of that year, Rowling's mother died, after ten years struggling with illness. Rowling was writing Harry Potter at the moment her mother died. She had never told her mother about Harry Potter. Rowling said that the death heavily affected her writing. She introduced much more details about Harry's loss in the first book, because she knew about how it felt. Harry Potter: Harry Potter is a series...

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Harry Potter

Writing 325 Cindy Wu Instructor: Lolita Hernandez The Popularization of Harry Potter Series The Harry Potter series, which is written by JK Rowling, is a miracle of literary history that it is well known in countries with various cultural backgrounds all over the world. It has been translated into seventy languages and sold over four hundred million copies in two hundred countries. The success of the Harry Potter series results in a success of its industry, including films, video games,...

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How Harry Potter Changed the World

paper Harry Potter When I was young, I went to school waiting all day to get back to my Super Nintendo and play Ken Griffey Jr baseball. I grew up in a world of technology and awesome gadgets and toys that left me no time to even think about reading. When I was in the 4th grade a book came out that changed my generations view on reading; this book made it cool and fun for kids to read. This book was Harry Potter and twelve years later it is more popular than ever before. Harry Potter is the...

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Harry Potter and the Consumerism of Azkaban

September 2012 Harry Potter and The Consumerism of Azkaban It gets interesting when you examine the Harry Potter series through the aspect of commodity culture within the franchise. In her article, Harry Potter and the Technology of Magic, Elizabeth Teare aims to illustrate to her readers that while J.K. Rowling tends to poke fun at consumer culture in her novels, she takes equal measures in real life encouraging children to participate as consumers. Numerous examples from the books, contrast, and...

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Avada Kedavra”, Harry Potter! Many readers and literary scholars believe that the British author J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter, a series of seven fantasy novels, is the most entertaining work of American history. However, this work is also one of the most controversial pieces of literature in American history. The Harry Potter series is a quite popular series among the several pieces of literature that have been banned and challenged in different parts of the world. Many parents and school...

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The Effect Harry Potter Has on Society

The Harry Potter Franchise has influenced young people from all over the world. Whether someone is watching the movies or reading the books the effect on society is unquestionable. Harry Potter’s popularity is massive, because his appeal cuts across demographic and religious lines. The vast majority of teens regardless of gender, ethnicity, faith, or other characteristics have been personally exposed to the story. For instance, even a large majority of teenagers from groups that have objected most...

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Harry Potters Influence on Society

September 28th, 2011 English “Harry Potter’s Influence on Society” "It's important to remember that we all have magic inside us." (J.K. Rowling, scholastic book fair promotion, October 1999) One of the most influential novels of this generation is the Harry Potter Saga. Since the first book was published in 1997 these novels take you on a breath-taking adventure through witch-craft and wizardry. How has this saga written...

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