Tag Archives: Harry Potter

Harry Potter’s Wand

I was going to do another blog post this week about something, you know, substantial, but didn’t end up having time. And now I have begun a two-week business trip in which I will be travelling on six planes, a … Continue reading

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Character Development in Harry Potter

In my last post, I talked about one of the criticisms I’ve heard of the Harry Potter series — namely that its theme of good vs. evil is too simplistic. Another criticism I’ve come across is the lack of character … Continue reading

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Black and White and Grey: Morality as a Theme

There’s no doubt that a lot of people love the Harry Potter series, but there are also many who discount it for various reasons — that it’s too simplistic, that the writing isn’t great, etc. Even sometimes people who love … Continue reading

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Rowling’s Brilliant Storytelling

As I said in my last post, in the month leading up to the release of Harry Potter and the Very Long Subtitle, I re-read the entirety of the Harry Potter series. I hadn’t read any of the books since … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and Movie Adaptations

Last night, I watched Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. For the second time. And loved it a whole lot more than I did the first time I saw it. This increase in love is not a surprise … Continue reading

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Pottermore’s Potential

Originally posted at Silverstring Media. A friend and I were just discussing JK Rowling’s Pottermore announcement from earlier today, especially in relation to this video I was pointed towards by vlogbrothers Hank and John Green: The gist is that the … Continue reading

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