K. Rowling is a British novelist known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. The books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies. They have become the best-selling book series in history and been the basis for a series of films series in history. Rowling had overall approval on the scripts and maintained creative control by serving as a producer on the final instalment. She was born in Yate, Gloucestershire; Rowling was working as a researcher and bilingual secretary for Amnesty International when she conceived the idea for the Harry Potter series on a delayed train from Manchester to London in 1990.
literary analysis: Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets I’ve read Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets, a book written by J.K. Rowling. It’s the second book in a series of 7. The book is about Harry Potter, a 12-year-old wizard going to Hogwarts. This year, people are getting stupefied without anyone knowing the reason behind it. At the same time, Harry can hear voices that no one else can.
The novel I have chosen is “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling. Which is one of the most well-known children’s novel in the world. It is about an 11 year old boy called Harry who before now has lived a very hard life with relatives who don’t like him. He suddenly discovers that he is, in fact, a wizard and is to be thought at the famous Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. This is where he finds out that he is famous in the wizarding community, for defeating Voldamort as a baby.
Hermione and Ron leaned in closer; Hermione even put down her quill. ‘Look — there’s something wrong with her wing —’ Hedwig was quivering; when Harry made to touch the wing she gave a little jump, all her feathers on end as though she was inflating herself, and gazed at him reproachfully.” (page 356) Explanation: Harry realises that Hedwig has got hurt when she went out to deliver a letter to Sirius. This moment might change things because Harry now knows someone is out to hurt and Harry will now look out. Also, since he thinks Umbridge might have to do with it, he will have another reason to hate her. Quote: ‘“The boy’s seeing things from inside You-Know-Who’s snake…Obviously, Potter doesn’t realize what that means, but if You-Know-Who’s possessing him —”’ (page 491) Explanation #2: Harry and his friends figure out that Voldemort is controlling Harry.
INTRODUCTION Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is the final installment of the Harry Potter series, wrapping up an epic fantasy based world story that surrounds the main protagonist Harry Potter and antagonist Voldemort. In the final book, Rowling is able to showcase her sense of feminism through female characters in the book. Although the book is based around the male hero Harry Potter, Rowling surrounds him with strong powerful women whom become mother figures to him. In addition to surrounding the main protagonist with strong women, Rowling also includes a handful of female antagonist to display the darker side of women, and show the reader the two sides of the female spectrum. The series as a whole includes many female characters that shatter the stereotypical representations of women in literature, where role
They were also the ego and shadow in the entire Harry Potter series. First, we could focus on Harry, the ego. We can see that Harry absolutely had traits of hero--brave, clever, and full of sympathy. Whereas, he still had imperfect parts. For instance, his was a little brash that he would shout to his friend who misunderstood him.
The book followed Harry’s fourth year at Hogwarts. This year was a special year because the Triwizard Tournament, a contest between international wizards, was to be conducted for the first time in many years. In the tournament, there was to be a “champion”, or competitor,
HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER 'S STONE Harry Potter is the boy who lived, he is the only one who survives the cruel attack of The Dark Lord. Voldemort kills Harry 's parents along with numerous other witches and wizards back in war days in the wizarding world. 1 year old orphan is left on his mean Aunt Petunia 's porch who is ashamed of being related to any kind of magical person. Therefore, his aunt and uncle raise Harry without letting him know anything either about his parents or about his magical abilities. They treat him like a slave, they make poor Harry do all the house chores while spoiling their pretentious son Dudley.
The book was a response to people who read his earlier book and wanted an even clearer and more concise explanation of Hawking’s theories” (Astronomy & Space 2). The publication of this book shows how willing Hawking is to explain science and help people understand science, no matter how much knowledge of it they possess. In addition to publishing books, he directly taught students at the same university he once attended: “In 1979, Hawking was named Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge--a position held three centuries earlier by Sir Isaac Newton” (“Stephen Hawking” World of Physics 2). This further demonstrates Hawking’s ability to teach others and help them understand science, and proves his intellect by showing that he had the same job as Newton. Hawking’s