J. K. Rowling Essays
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Joanne Kathleen Rowling, now as a world-famous author, has greatly changed modern fantasy novels with her Harry Potter series and has shaped modern literature and the public’s view of fantasy in a new way. At an early age, she expressed a significant interest in books and writing which can be seen as she wrote her first novel at age eleven. In her collegiate years, Rowling studied French and Classic novels which gave her a strong background in Latin. This knowledge...
J.K. Rowling is already so famous for her award-winning books that there’s almost no question about who she is. She’s known for her book series, which talked about a character named Harry Potter and this magical world outside of normal London. J.K. Rowling’s full name is Joanne Rowling, and she was born on July 31st, 1965. She was born in Yate, Gloucestershire. Her father Peter was an aircraft engineer in Bristol while her mother Anne was a science technician in...
In everyday reality, one can only command as few animals as possible, the connection between humans and animals in everyday life is much more ordinary, however, in the magical world of Harry Potter, animals have a greater role, significance, and connection with people. In J. K. Rowling’s ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’, the magical nature of animals speaks of Rowling’s world where animals communicate with humans in unusually magical ways. One magical creature that stood out in the story,...
Good volumes of books have been challenged, banned—even burned—for hundreds of years. Whether the sexual references were too literal for the content, the imagery was too graphic for certain people but some ‘principles” have often been silenced. But in 1982, a group of organizations decided to do something about it. They made Banned Books Week, the annual enterprise that attempts to meet and make our cause clear, that these books should not be shunned from our society. Every September, audiences...