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T H E H A R R Y P O T T E R S E R I E S Zay[1]


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T H E H A R R Y P O T T E R S E R I E S Zay[1]

  2. 2. BIOGRAPHY <ul><li>July 31 st 1965 in Gloucetershire,England </li></ul><ul><li>Original name is Joanne Kathleen </li></ul><ul><li>Writing stories since the age of six </li></ul><ul><li>Joanne Kathleen changed her name to J.K. </li></ul><ul><li>J.k. became an English teacher at 26 </li></ul><ul><li>During this period she started working on a story of a wizard </li></ul>
  3. 3. Biography pt2 <ul><li>J.K. was later married in 1989 </li></ul><ul><li>She divorced in 1993 </li></ul><ul><li>After the divorce she continued to work on the story </li></ul><ul><li>Harry potter was rejected several times </li></ul><ul><li>Later published in 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>Success of the book led to sequels </li></ul><ul><li>Harry potter brought in 400 million </li></ul><ul><li>J.K. made the new york times best sellers list </li></ul>
  4. 4. Plot of the book <ul><li>Harry Potter is a orphan wizard, who resides </li></ul><ul><li>With his aunt ,uncle, and cousin. Harry goes </li></ul><ul><li>through his life misunderstood by moguls </li></ul><ul><li>(regular people). One day Harry starts </li></ul><ul><li>Getting mysterious letters from Hogwarts school of witchcraft and wizardry. </li></ul><ul><li>Harries aunt and uncle try to hide from Harry </li></ul><ul><li>the fact that he is a wizard. But once Harry’s </li></ul><ul><li>Destiny takes place he is exposed to great power </li></ul><ul><li>and responsibility as wizard. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Challengers of the book <ul><li>Many people opposed Harry potter. </li></ul><ul><li>Religious organizations challenged the book </li></ul><ul><li>the most. Religious people challenged the book due to it’s focus on magic and wizardry, which went against many beliefs of certain religions. </li></ul>
  6. 6. My Reaction <ul><li>The Christians opposition to the book is </li></ul><ul><li>understandable. Some people don’t want their children to be influenced by things of that nature. I am sure J.K. Rowling meant no harm, while writing the story. The Christians nor J.K. Rowling are at fault. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Other books challenged <ul><li>Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone </li></ul><ul><li>Harry potter and the Chamber of Secrets </li></ul><ul><li>Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince </li></ul><ul><li>Harry potter and the Deathly Hallows </li></ul><ul><li>Harry potter and the Order of the Phoenix </li></ul><ul><li>Harry potter and the Goblet of Fire </li></ul><ul><li>Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban </li></ul>
  8. 8. Bibliography <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  9. 9. Presented by XAVIER N. Wilborn