Harry Potter And The Magical Teaching Of Values

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Harry Potter and The Magical Teaching of Values The Open University of Mauritius
BA (Hons) English
2014
Bibi Ayesha Fakeerbacus-Elmnsheleni [Type the company name]
5/3/2014

B. Ayesha Fakeerbacus-Elmnsheleni
May 2014
2 | H a r r y P o t t e r a n d T h e M a g i c T e a c h i n g o f V a l u e s
Acknowledgement
I wish to express my gratitude to all those who supported me. I also thank my tutor for her guidance

B. Ayesha Fakeerbacus-Elmnsheleni
May 2014
3 | H a r r y P o t t e r a n d T h e M a g i c T e a c h i n g o f V a l u e s
Research Question:
"Despite being branded as anti-Christ the Harry Potter series has proven to be a guide for youngsters in
search for values." How far is the above statement true?
Hypothesis:
 Parallel between Harry Potter and Jesus Christ
 Stories have always been a tool for transmitting information
 Harry Potter‟s quest, choice and Christian values

B. Ayesha Fakeerbacus-Elmnsheleni
May 2014
4 | H a r r y P o t t e r a n d T h e M a g i c T e a c h i n g o f V a l u e s
Table of Contents
Acknowledgement ....................................................................................................................................................2
I wish to express my gratitude to all those who supported me. I also thank my tutor for her guidance ...................2
Research Question: ...................................................................................................................................................3
Hypothesis: ...............................................................................................................................................................3
ABSTRACT .............................................................................................................................................................6
Literature Review .....................................................................................................................................................7
Introduction ..............................................................................................................................................................9
CHAPTER 1: THE CHARACTER OF HARRY POTTER .................................................................................. 10
1.1 Who is Harry Potter? ................................................................................................................................... 10
1.1.1 The Boy who lived ........................................................................................................................ 11
1.1.2 The Boy with the scar ........................................................................................................................... 12
1.1.3 The Chosen One ................................................................................................................................... 12
1.2 Harry Potter the Christ-figure...

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