Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Essay & Project Ideas

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1. Explain the devices Rowling uses to make this bestiary appear to be real.

2. J. K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" books have been so successful that readers in the United States often purchase copies of the British editions over the Internet rather than wait for the American editions to be published. This has caused much controversy, however. Research the issue of "marketing territory infringement" and voice your opinion on it the issue as it relates to Rowling's books.

3. Discuss the ways in which Rowling develops the character of Newt Scamander.

4. Rowling's books have received criticism from some Christian fundamentalists who believe that the Harry Potter books promote Satanism. Research this issue and describe the reasoning behind this claim.

5. Explain the term "suspension of disbelief" and relate it to Rowling's writing.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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