Harry Potter Inspiration Essay

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From the interview with Oprah, it is stated that J.K. Rowling’s ideas for Harry Potter first came when she suddenly thought of a wizard and a boy when she was riding a train from Manchester to London in the 1990s.But we may be wondering what caused her to think about a wizard boy. The inspiration for J. K. Rowling to make Harry Potter might be taken from the story of her life. J. K. Rowling has gone through many hardships throughout her entire life before Harry Potter was published where her life stories seems a bit similar to Harry Potter’s life which shows that her life might be an inspiration towards making Harry Potter. For example, the story when she has been married to a man named Jorge Arantes, a Portuguese television journalist on…show more content…
Because I love her and she died.’ that shows that her mother is one of her sources of inspiration in making Harry Potter’s story. Another possibility is when she got remarried with another man named Neil Michael Murray, an anaesthetist, before she wrote her sixth book, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince which might be an inspiration of her into pairing Harry up with a girl in the story which is not really shown in the begining of the Harry Potter’s series which is Ron’s sister, Ginny, where many readers actually expected him to end up with Hermione Granger. There is a facebook community on facebook which named as “I always thought Harry and Hermione would end up together”. The happy ending in Harry Potter is just like the ending of her life story in which she got remarried with her new spouse and leads a happy life. It was said that in the interview with Oprah Winfrey, she has moved on from the painful past that she went through and it sounds really similar to the last page in the Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows book which is, “The scar had not pained Harry for nineteen years.” and “All was well”. (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, 21 July 2007, page
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