With the announcement of Pottermore’s upcoming changes, we can’t help but wonder what this new site will bring. Will we love it or hate it? We break down the announcement.
Pottermore’s Christmas announcement led to confusion for “Harry Potter” fans, but it wasn’t their fault. Media sensationalism is leading readers astray, and this is hardly the first time. This is one journalist’s argument on how the media is treating “Harry Potter” fans unfairly.
In this new Editorial series, MuggleNet will help you grow to be the character that you admire so. From Harry, to Ron or Hermione, Ginny, or Neville. Check back every Friday for the next installment! Share your thoughts using #MyPolyjuicePotion on Twitter & Facebook.
Last week, I found a post on Tumblr that analyzed a character from the TV show “Doctor Who” and compared that character’s journey to the pattern of Joseph Campbell’s “monomyth,” or “the hero’s journey” (the original post can be found here). Monomyth, as conveniently explained by Wikipedia, “is a basic pattern that its proponents argue is found in many narratives from around the world.” Essentially, it is the theory that many great literary heroes have all gone through the same seventeen stages of adventure (i.e., their stories all follow the same pattern). After researching this for a while, I was inspired to make my own comparisons between Harry’s journey in the “Harry Potter” series to see if it matched up with Joseph Campbell’s pattern.
Fleur Delacour is a character best known for her loftiness and beauty, but Fleur deserves a lot more recognition than she gets.
We all know Professor Trelawney by her crazy predictions, mind-numbing lectures, and frizzy hair. But is she as loony as we think?