The wisdom of Harry Potter: what our favorite hero teaches us about moral choices
In this original interpretation of the Harry Potter sensation, Edmund M Kern argues that the attraction of these stories to children comes not only from the fantastical elements embedded in the plots, but also from their underlying moral messages. This fresh, instructive, and upbeat guide to Harry Potter will give parents many useful and educational suggestions for discussing the moral implications of this continuously popular series of books with their children.
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Review: The Wisdom of Harry Potter: What Our Favorite Hero Teaches Us About Moral ChoicesUser Review - Annika - Goodreads
I appreciate that this book was written, and that Mr. Kern took the time and research to share his thoughts on Harry's moral choices, and presenting Harry Potter AS a hero. I only wish he'd waited ... Read full review
Review: The Wisdom of Harry Potter: What Our Favorite Hero Teaches Us About Moral ChoicesUser Review - Goodreads
There is some substantial good here, but his thesis is that Harry expounds Stoic philosophy. While there is the idea of constancy and such in the books, on the whole the thesis doesn't seem supportable by a close reading of the text.
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