Place of Books about Harry Potter in Future Literature Performers: pupils of 10b form Gonchar Anna Kashina Anastasia The supervisors: Shumanskaya E. B Kulakova L. V.
Contents Introduction Chapter I. General facts Chapter II. Literature success Chapter III. Commercial success Practical part Conclusion
Area and object The area of our work is literature. For object of our research we have chosen the phenomenon of Harry Potter’s popularity.
Actuality Our project work is topical for example for young people because Harry Potter is the greatest literary phenomenon ever and most of the books are read by teenagers.
Value Our work can be valuable for: students who study English students who study literature everyone who has read Harry Potter books
Aim The aim of our research is making a forecast about place of books about Harry Potter in future literature.
Objectives to study literature on this topic to find special traits of Harry Potter books to conduct a survey among teenagers and find out their opinion to make a forecast about place of books about Harry Potter in future literature.
Problem Question Our problem question is: are books about Harry Potter really great or are they pulp fiction?
Hypothesis Our hypothesis is: in future Harry Potter series will be forgotten, it will not be popular.
Methods used studying literature brainstorm analyze survey
General facts The 1st chapter is devoted to the genre of Harry Potter and other books of this genre, main features of Harry Potter books
Literature success The second chapter deals with the literary success of Harry Potter series, its honors, awards and critics
Commercial success In the 3rd part we give information about commercial success of Harry Potter books and other media connected with them.
Practical part For our practical part we decided to conduct a survey because we had to question many people in short time. 32 students of 8th and 10th form took part in our survey.
Questions Have you read books about Harry Potter? If yes, why?/ If no, why? Have you seen films about Harry Potter? If yes, why?/If no, why? What, in your opinion, is the cause of Harry Potter’s succes? Readers of a newspaper The Telegraph have chosen Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone as the best book of the last 25 years. Do you agree with this opinion?
Have you read books about Harry Potter?
Why did you read books about Harry Potter?
Have you watched films about Harry Potter?
Why did you watch films about Harry Potter?
What, in your opinion, is the cause of Harry Potter’s succes?
Do you agree that Harry Potter and Philosopher's Stone is the best book of the last 25 years?
Conclusion According to the results we have drawn the conclusion that books about Harry Potter are more entertaining than great. Considering this we can make a forecast that in future Harry Potter series will be forgotten.
Uses Our research paper might well be used: at the lessons of English at the lessons of literature as an article for a literature magazine
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