Fantasy fiction has intrigued the human imagination for ages. However, within the genre, masked in character arcs and allegory, there are numerous parallels to religion and folklore. These parallels have not gone unnoticed, and to this day, religious ideas in fantasy works continue to stir up debate.
The Literary, Debate, and Quiz Club organised a Harry Potter Quiz calling Potterheads of all years to take part. With a variety of questions from all the different areas of Harry Potter lore, the quiz witnessed an intense quiz-off from the participants, each eager to prove that they were the bigger fan of the series.
The rise in popularity of Young Adult fiction novels and series has been influencing the film industry for many years. While some adaptations of books and their sequels have seen box-office success, others have not been quite as favoured. This article explores the reasons behind the failure of these franchises giving way to the success of others.
More than twenty-five years after an eleven-year-old wizard received an acceptance letter from a rather special school, millions of people remain enthralled by his fantasy world. This is J.K. Rowling’s legacy – an audience so ardent that they cling to Pottermania even into adulthood.
An event unusually charged with emotions and nostalgia. A report on the Harry Potter themed quiz ‘Lumos’ organized as a part of LnD’s Quizzathon’16.