All Rowling ever wanted to become in her life was an author. She has genuinely touched the lives of many millions of people all around the world. The Harry Potter series may have came to an end, but for all his fans, his legacy lives on.
Jk Rowling said “We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already (Goodreads, 2017).” Rowling has lived an incredible life. Jk Rowling is an influential person because her love for writing started at a young age, all of her trust funds, her success with the Harry Potter series, and her inspiration for the Harry Potter characters.
Joanne Rowling, better known as J.K Rowling the author of the best-selling Harry Potter Series was born in Bristol in 1966. According to J.K, she had two best friends her in her neighborhood whose last name was Potter. She said, “I always liked their name” (Rowling). When she was nine, her family moved to Tutshill, Wales. It was around this time her grandmother, Kathleen passed away, “whose name I took when I needed an extra initial” (Rowling). After leaving her university she moved to London, then in 1990 she and her boyfriend moved to Manchester. According to J.K, the idea for Harry Potter simply fell into her head while riding a crowded train to London. In December 1990 her mother died at the age of forty-five from multiple sclerosis, which devastated her family and nine months later J.K left for Portugal, where she taught English. In 1996 Bloomsbury Publishing offered to publish Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, know in America as the Sorcerer’s Stone.
“The great beauty of the Potter books is their wealth of imagination and their sheer shining fullness. (pg. 434) J.K Rowling’s imagination lead to the writing of the Harry Potter series. Rowling made up magical treats, jokes poltergeists, ghosts, magical animals, and spells. Rowling using her imagination to write stories led to her becoming well known and famous.
J.K. Rowling. There are few in the world now who do not know her name. Rowling’s seven-book Harry Potter series has spawned movies, numerous games, clothing, toy lines, as well as many other items. Her high fan-base has been responsible for the creation of well over 570,000 individual Harry Potter based fan-fiction in several languages, as well as several popular and thriving fan-based websites such as MuggleNet.com and The Leaky Cauldron. All said there is no doubt that her works are popular, even beloved all around the world with very little exception. However when reading Harry Potter, what on the surface seems to be a great children’s story of good versus evil becomes inundated with darker messages when the reader takes the time to look closer and dig deeper. The Harry Potter series contains messages that nearly advocate child endangerment, encourage mistrust in adults, poke fun at slavery, and glorify children being disobedient, and it is for those reasons that J.K. Rowling should be excluded from today’s literary canon as a children’s author.
JK Rowling is one of the most influential authors of our time, breaking boundaries and creating an alternate reality in a world far from anyones imagination. The series she is most well known for is the Harry Potter series. The series is seven books accompanied by eight movies. The tale starts with a young boy named Harry, whose parents died, from the sinister Voldemort. The series takes a bunch of twist and turns that ultimately lead to Voldemort 's death. Although, Harry and Voldemort want to destroy one another, they have some undoubtedly strong connections that are undeniable. JK Rowling has said that the connections between Harry and Voldemort range from childhood, through the death of Voldemort. The story of Voldemort and Harry begins
J.K. Rowling has led a “rags to riches” life. She knows what it is like to go from living on government support to being one of the richest and most powerful people in England because of hard work and dedication. J.K. Rowling’s real name is Joanne “Jo” Rowling. Rowling uses her life experiences as characters and plots throughout her books. Othe...
selling books to date. This novel, written by Joanne Kathleen Rowling, sold almost two million copies within the first 24 hours of its worldwide release. Its astounding and unique plot twists thrill readers of all ages. Having won the Bram Stoker Award for Best Work for Young Readers in 2003, and the Anthony Award for Best Young Adult Mystery in 2004, the popularity of the Harry Potter books continues to grow. This novel tells the story of Harry James Potter, a boy wizard who has witnessed the return of the Dark Lord, Voldemort. In the novel, Harry’s story is truthful; however, others believe it to be a rather far fetched lie, resulting in only a select group of people
Harry Potter started out being a book by J. K. Rowling, intended to entertain children. But somehow it has gotten dragged through the mud and made into a bigger deal than it was until the name Harry Potter is commonly heard on everyday news.
Dr. Seuss once wrote that “today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you”, but what makes a person unique? A person’s character is what makes them who they are. It is the foundation of personality, words, and actions, and it grows with every trial in an individual’s life. Personal struggle develops character because it brings to light what a person will and will not do, allows them to find or develop talents, it creates an opportunity to alter their mindset, and the experience gained will stay with the individual forever.