The Magic Of Magic And Imagination In Fantasy Literature: A Study Of The Power Of Fantasy

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The Magic of Magic and Imagination in Fantasy Literature: A Study Based on JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series Abstract: Fantasy has the longest and richest literary heritage of all of the forms of genre fiction. Indeed, fantasy could be said to be the progenitor of other forms of literature. Fantasy has been distinguished from other forms of literature by its style, its constituents, and its freedom of expression when an author has the ability to use any story telling element to strengthen the narrative. Different writers, scholars and critics have defined fantasy in different ways and manners. Fantasy is an amalgam of different genres of literature which gives an immediate delight to its readers. Fantasy has a deep relation with imagination and magic. J.K. Rowling has created a sensation in the literary world by writing Harry Potter novels series which has attracted people of all age stations. Rowling’s creation…show more content…
It contains a force that is at once more wonderful and more terrible than death, than human intelligence, than the forces of nature….It is the power held within that room that you possess in such quantities and which Voldemort has not at all. That power took you to save Sirius tonight. That power also saved you from possession by Voldemort, because he could not bear to reside in a body so full of the force he detests. In the end, it mattered not that you could not close your mind. It was your heart that saved you. (Rowling, Phoenix 743) The story of Harry Potter is set in the world of sorcery, witches, and wizard where magic plays an important role in every day reality. There are two types of people in Harry Potter novels – muggle and wizard. Muggles are those who do not have magical power and can not practice sorcery. Wizards are those who have magical backgrounds and can practice sorcery. Harry encounters with the both muggle and wizard in an immense

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