Essay on Harry Potter

Harry Potter Fans Community and Value Creation

Harry Potter has enjoyed immense popularity over the last thirteen years. Nearly all people are aware of the wizard boy’s name— Harry Potter, even those who have not ever read the books or watch the films. Harry Potter has grown into a powerful brand quickly, which provides consumers with functional, social and experiential values that […]

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Harry Potter Analysis

The Popularization of Harry Potter Series The Harry Potter series, which is written by J Rolling, 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. […]

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Comparison of Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings

Emma Conway 2 December 2011 Period 1 Similar yet Different The Lord of the Rings is a memorable story and is often the base idea for scenes in many different movies. One of the movies that play on different scenes from The Lord of the Rings is Harry Potter. Similar scenes from The Lord of […]

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An Exploration in Equality: Racism an Slavery in the Magical World of Harry Potter

Slavery and Racism, as contributing factors to human history, are frequent themes in literature across the globe. JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series is littered with references to slavery and racism, as well as related topics. The story is told as a seven-part saga, focusing on Harry’s life in the wizarding school Hogwarts. Harry is a […]

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J.K. Rowling – the Tales of Beedle the Bard

Titles available in the Harry Potter series (in reading order): Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Harry Potter and the […]

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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 […]

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Linda Seger’s Hero Myth: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

In the writing of Linda Seger’s “Creating the Myth” she argues that there are 10-points in creating a “hero myth”. Seger uses Luke Skywalker from the Star Wars Trilogy as her hero myth example. I will use Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, because Harry follows the 10-points that Linda Seger argues about in order […]

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