Tagged: Ministry of Magic
The “Harry Potter” books are filled with allegories on racism and politics. This second article in a two-part series discusses how “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” has been invaluable in inspiring an entire generation of readers to be politically engaged and stand up against injustice.
J.K. Rowling reflected how many of us felt when she said, “Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.” We’ve all wished the universe she created were real. However, is a life in the wizarding world all it’s cracked up to be?
In this article, I consider whether J.K. Rowling’s portrayal of the Ministry of Magic can be taken as a cautionary tale of what can happen when a society values fear over love.