Essays about: "J.K. Rowling"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the words J.K. Rowling.

  1. 1. Harry Potter and Draco Malfoy : An analysis of race, prejudice, and class in the Harry Potter novels.

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Author : Konstantina Kalogeropoulou; [2020]
    Keywords : J.K. Rowling; Harry Potter; Draco Malfoy; Prejudice; Race; Racism; Good vs. Evil; Critical Race Theory; J. K. Rowling; Harry Potter; Draco Malfoy; Fördom; Ras; Rasism; Gott mot Ont; Critical Race Theory;

    Abstract : This essay explores how in the Harry Potter series, J. K. Rowling's magical heroes function asparadigms whose roles reflect on issues of race, prejudice and racism. Those issues include goodand evil, socialism and aristocracy, purity and impurity, freedom and indebtedness. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Relegation of Female Characters in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Melinda Riedel; [2020]
    Keywords : Mythological criticism; gender performativity; intertextuality; Harry Potter; postmodernity; the archetypical woman;

    Abstract : This essay examines how J.K Rowling´s tendency to draw on intertextuality creates a relegation of female characters in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2014). READ MORE

  3. 3. The Controversy of Snape : A transactional reader response analysis of Severus Snape and why he divides readers of the Harry Potter book series

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Emma Östberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Severus Snape; Harry Potter; J.K. Rowling; Transactional Reader Response Theory; Reader Response Criticism; Louise Rosenblatt; Wolfgang Iser;

    Abstract : How can a character from a children’s book become so divisive that he causes arguments amongst adults? This essay uses transactional reader response theory to explain the reason why the character Severus Snape from the Harry Potter book series by J.K. Rowling is so controversial. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pedagogy at Hogwarts : A literary analysis of teaching methods and theories at Hogwarts in the Harry Potter books

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Linus Friberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Teaching methods; Pedagogical theories; Hogwarts; fictional representations of teaching methods; Harry Potter.;

    Abstract : This essay argues that the Harry Potter books can be used to analyse various methods and theories regarding pedagogy since the school setting is a major part of the stories. J. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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