Personal Narrative Writing: The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter

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I am fascinated by magic. Magic – magical things and moments that could take me away from the static and mundane rhythms in daily life. The list could go on from small flowers that grow on a pavement, my dogs’ happy and supposedly smiling faces, stories in books, movies and music, to my imagination and daydreams. With such fact laid out, it should come as a combo package that I am also in love with narratives; stories and tales in which I can indulge myself in different worlds and practically live different lives. It should not come as a surprise, therefore, that one of my most favorite series of all time is the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. In what ways am I constantly spellbound by the Wizarding World of Harry Potter? The answers are…show more content…
Pottermore now publishes news and articles concerning the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, including ones of J.K. Rowling’s unpublished writings; pre-2015 Pottermore, however, offers an interactive reading feature, where users could go through interactive books as if they are a part of the wizarding community: buying school supplies at Diagon Alley, getting sorted into Hogwarts houses, brewing potions, dueling and casting spells. When I accidentally discovered Pottermore in 2011, the narrative-loving side of me – which also extends to role-playing and simulation games – was instantly intrigued. I could transport myself into another setting, another world – especially the world with magic! I started on the first book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, and went through the whole journey to the end of Harry’s first year, though mainly focusing on the interactive parts and not so much on the story itself. Even though I was not exclusively committed to the story then, I remember being determined that I wanted to explore and commit to the story more once I got a
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