Essays about: "J. K. Rowling"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the words J. K. Rowling.

  1. 1. A Girl's Journey : Hermione Granger's Road towards Independence

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Anna Hallén; [2019]
    Keywords : J.K. Rowling; Harry Potter; Hermione Granger; Feminist theories; Stereotypes; Gender; Traditional gender roles; J.K. Rowling; Harry Potter; Hermione Granger; Feministiska teorier; Stereotyper; Kön; Traditionella könsroller;

    Abstract : In this essay, J.K. Rowling’s series about Harry Potter is analyzed by the use of feminist theories and gender studies. The main aim of the essay is to examine how Hermione Granger is portrayed. READ MORE

  2. 2. The enslavement of the House-Elves : A comparative study on the depiction and the treatment of the house-elves in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels with an anti-racist focus on empathy in the EFL classroom

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Filip Papo; [2018]
    Keywords : Counter Narrative; Critical Race Theory; Empathy; Harry Potter; House-elves; J.K Rowling; Racism; Slavery; the EFL Classroom;

    Abstract : This essay explores the hierarchy amongst the characters in J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter novels with a theoretical focus on Critical Race Theory. The representation of the house-elves will be examined in relation to racism and slavery, which will be compared to values that have been influential in the past and that still shape society today. READ MORE

  3. 3. J. K. Rowling’s tweets following and regarding the Parkland School Shooting – A Critical Discourse Analysis

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Lisa Katharina Wachter; [2018]
    Keywords : J. K. Rowling; Celebrity Twitter Practice; Critical Discourse Analysis; Celebrity Advocacy; Parkland School Shooting;

    Abstract : The Parkland School Shooting in February 2018 caused a flood of empathy, grief, and anger on Twitter. Having gained popularity and a reputation for her political commentary on US American events on the social media platform, the British author J. K. Rowling published a variety of intriguing tweets following and regarding the Shooting. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Comparison of Jane Eyre and the Harry Potter Books as Novels of Development

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Amanda Sellers; [2018]
    Keywords : Brontë; Rowlings; Bildungsroman; Novel of Development; Identity; Quest; Family; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Although written during different centuries, both Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre and J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter books follow the protagonist’s journeys from childhood to adulthood, which is why they are both often described as novels of development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evil Women in Harry Potter : Breaking Gender Expectations and Representations of Evil

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Rebecca Lundhall; [2017]
    Keywords : Judith Butler; performativity; stereotypes; femininity; masculinity;

    Abstract : With a focus on gender expectations, this qualitative study analyses how Bellatrix Lestrange and Dolores Umbridge in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series represent evil. READ MORE