659Re: Harry Potter, a few remarks
- Sep 16, 1999At 10:49 AM -0500 9/16/99, THEODORE SHERMAN wrote:
>The magic, witches, and wizards definitely are not portrayed
>according to any sort
>of realism. I think the names, titles of books and spells, and the
>clearly show that the magical aspect is purely fantastic. There is
>in the books that I can tell. That's why I have no objections
>whatsoever. There are
>battles between good and evil forces, or between the Dark Arts and
>those opposed to
>them. I also see elements of love, sacrifice, loyalty, honor, duty,
>etc. in both
>stories--and these seem to be qualities/values that embodied by the "good"
>characters (Harry, Hermione, Ron, Neville, Albus, etc.).
>I hope this information helps.
It does indeed, thanks. Sounds like they are worth a read. I guess
that the badgering that one can run into in other quarters, plus the
massacre in Fort Worth last night put me in a mood for my response,
and I appologize for any offense.
It's 1999, where's Moonbase Alpha?
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