A philosophical exploration of the entire seven-book Harry Potter series.
Harry Potter has been heralded as one of the most popular book series of all time, and the philosophical nature of Harry, Hermione, and Ron's quest to rid the world of its ultimate evil is one of the many things that make this series special. The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy covers all seven titles in J.K. Rowling's groundbreaking series and takes fans back to Godric's Hollow to discuss life after death, to consider what moral reasoning drove Harry to choose death, and to debate whether Sirius Black is a man or a dog. This book will be the definitive guide for all fans looking to appreciate the series on a deeper level.
Packed with interesting ideas and insights, The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy is an ideal companion for anyone interested in unraveling the subtext and exploring the greater issues at work in the story.
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I like magical realism.
I enjoyed the arguments put forth by this book. I thought most of it was insightful and on point. My only, vain, complaint is that the narrator said some of the names in a way to which I'm not accustomed.
The content in this book was awesome, although sometimes a little repetitive since it is a collection of different authors. If you love the Harry Potter series, and love to learn (particularly if you are a Ravenclaw, like me) you will enjoy this. My favorite chapter was the chapter on feminism.
The narrator had great voices when it came to reading character dialogue, however her tone tended to be pretty monotone and repetitive with everything else.
I learned a great deal about life and death and leading a morally sound judgment through the magnificent books by jk Rowling
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