Harry Potter and Mythological Heroes Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Harry Potter and Mythological Heroes
An analysis of four motifs that are central to J. K. Rowling's "Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire".
# 120531 | 1,500 words | 10 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (English) , English (Analysis)


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This analysis provides a discussion of four major motifs that run through the mythological creation of "Harry Potter" in the film "Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire." These motifs are used to compare Harry Potter to classical mythology heroes like Achilles, Sir Gawain, Odysseus, and King Arthur. A conclusion discusses why such motifs are still pertinent to contemporary audiences.

From the Paper:

"The film version of J. K. Rowling's fourth work in the Harry Potter series, "Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire", includes a number of recurring motifs that can be linked with a number of motifs found in classical mythology. There are four motifs that are central to "Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire" that are most closely aligned with motifs in classical mythology. One of these motifs is the quest motif as Harry is on a quest to prove his abilities over others..."

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