– In Chapter 35 of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry awakens in what appears to be King’s Cross station. There, Dumbledore answers his questions and explains that Harry can choose to return...
Both Voldemort and the Beast of the Unknown are driven by their primary goal of keeping their souls safe.
Both “Harry Potter” and “Soul” explore topics such as fear of the unknown, the dreams that drive us, and the power of choice.
We know all about the soul in the context of “Harry Potter”, but we don’t know much about the spirit. In this edition of “Beyond the Veil,” we discuss the spirit in the “Potter” world and what it can teach us about our own lives.
Jeffrey Jerome Cohen’s essay “Monster Theory: Reading Culture” presents several theories that are useful when examining a monstrous figure from text, film, or history. One of these theories is particularly applicable to the character of Lord Voldemort.