Category: Letters to the Editor


Literary Allusion in “Harry Potter”: Links Between “Philosopher’s Stone” and “Deathly Hallows”

“I open at the close.” How do the connections between the first and last “Harry Potter” novels form a circle that guides readers through the series, and how do the other novels connect with their “partner” novels? Dr. Beatrice Groves of Oxford University is on the case!


Harry’s Extra Weapon

How did Harry defeat Voldemort? His parents’ love only protects him; it doesn’t allow him actually to defeat Voldemort, one of the most skillful wizards of all time. So how does he do it?