Harry Potter Essay Examples

Is Harry Potter evil?

The answer to this most controversial book and movie series is a no. Harry Potter books were all about the fight between evil and good. It did a lot of wonders and spectacular creativity on ways of entertaining a child’s imagination by magic tricks and spells. Just like when we hire magicians and entertainers on… View Article

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Ever since the first printing of the first Harry Potter novel, the book series has been under attack from people arguing that the books are intended to initiate children into witchcraft and demonic practices or that they undermine traditional spiritual values. Yes, indeed, there are ghosts and Halloween, and the practice of magic. However, Harry… View Article

Harry Potter

There are so many things one has to do to be considered a hero. For instance, the stereotypical hero is strong, handsome, and does something spectacular like saving someone’s life or a scientific breakthrough. However, not all heroes have to have these traits. Harry Potter is not a stereotypical hero by any means. He isn’t… View Article

Harry Potter and Culture Industry

Harry Potter – this name is familiar with all the age groups in the world today and the reason behind it is well known to all of us. The Harry Potter book series written by a single mother J. K. Rowling, who wouldn’t have imagined in her wildest dreams that a story she thought of… View Article

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… View Article

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

In this essay, I would like to evaluate the first helping of the Harry Potter movie-series which was shown worldwide in 2001. Specifically, I am referring to the movie entitled “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”. The movie is an adaptation of J. K. Rowling’s novel of the same title, which chronicles the childhood adventures… View Article

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

If you have read the books you will be glad to know that major key moments are intact. Much is missing however I will not dwell on that. The focus is on how well the movie plays out and for me it rolls wonderfully through thrills, excitement, drama and need I not forget romance: towards… View Article

Animal and Color Symbolism in Harry Potter Series

An Investigation of J.K. Rowling’s Utilization of Animal and Color Symbolism in Her Harry Potter Series Many consider symbolism the most important factor in comprehending the knowledgeable realm. “Symbols and metaphors extend into the realm of everyday language and figures of speech” (Biedermann VII). In turn, the Harry Potter novels of J.K. Rowling are extensively… View Article

My Unforgettable Incident

For approximately 15 years I have been lived in this hurdle-filled world, there is one incident that I can never forget, and that is the time when I fortuitously entered a ladies’ public toilet. To instigate, I was watching Harry Potter Deathly Hallows Part 2 with my family at Alamanda, Putrajaya. My brother and I… View Article

Fantasy Vs. Reality in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Fantasy stories are commonly used to represent a particular reality that is present and visible in the society. As one of the best-selling fantasy novels in history, J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone introduces one of the most loved and traditional hero in the persona of Harry Potter. Harry is an ordinary… View Article

Harry Potter

Harry Potter is a series of seven novels written by the British author J. K. Rowling. The books is the chronicle adventures of awizard, Harry Potter, and his friends Ronald Weasley and Hermione Granger, all of whom are students at Hogwarts School. The main story concerns Harry’s quest to overcome the Dark wizard Lord Voldemort,… View Article

We Live in an Unheroic Age

Ladies and Gentlemen, I am here today to convince you that we do not live in an unheroic age. It is clear to me that whether we like it or not, and we can deny it all we want, there will always be heroes in some shape or form. I hope that by the end… View Article

Harry Potter and Brittish Culture

Since the release of the first novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (titled Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in the United States) in 1997, the books have gained an immense popularity and commercial success worldwide. They have collectively sold more than 300 million copies and have been translated into more than 63 languages…. View Article

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

First published in England in 1997 as Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the book quickly became wildly popular. The next year saw its publication in the United States, this time titled Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, receiving critical acclaim and several awards. I would rate this book 9 on a scale of 10…. View Article