Essays about: "J. K. Rowling"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the words J. K. Rowling.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Severus Snape : The Complexity and Unconventional Heroism of Severus Snape in the Harry Potter Books

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur

    Author : Emma Gustafsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Rowling; Severus Snape; Harry Potter; Heroism;

    Abstract : Being an evildoer and being evil is not always the same thing; author J.K Rowling’s character Professor Severus Snape from the Harry Potter series is balancing on that very line. READ MORE