Harry Potter should not be banned! essays
Harry Potter should not be banned at all. Schools around the world are looking for reasons to ban Harry Potter from their school libraries. This is ridiculous. There are so many themes in Harry Potter that are explored that children need to learn. Such as: dealing with sibling rivalry, dealing with our friends perception of us, dealing with envy, having less money than we would want, listening to constructive feedback, the need of young people to be included and involved, coping with past traumas, bullying, working with adults, supporting friends, recognising injustice, courage, taking responsibility for ones actions and many more.
Harry Potter shows children that good can overtake evil. J.K Rowling, the author of the Harry Potter series, explores all of these key themes in such a way that children can understand them.
Harry Potter is a fantasy book and is not real. But some people argue that it promotes witchcraft and the supernatural. They also argue that it portrays children as being as powerful as adults. The principle at Marantha Christian Collage said'materials in which the witch or ghost becomes an object of sympathy or admiration for the children, are unacceptable.'
Yes, in Harry Potter the witches and wizards become an object of sympathy for the children, but in doing this, the book teaches young children about issues that they will have to cope with in life, even if Harry is a wizard.
Many parents also love the Harry Potter books, I know mine do. And in a lot of families, reading Harry Potter together becomes a tradition every night. Many parents will read the books to their young children bit by bit every night. This also brings the family together for bonding time, which teaches the children family values as well as the other lessons from the book. Also in doing this, families can talk about the issues that arise from Harry Potter together.
Harry Potter should not be banned, it does not promote witch…