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Comparison between ‘Twilight’ and ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’

Name: Deepika VajaPaper : The New literature Topic: Comparison between ‘Twilight’ and ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’  Enrollment no: PG14101031.Year & class: 2014-16 & M.A -2Roll no:[email protected] Dept. of English M. K. Bhavnagar University.

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Index • Introduction• Characters• Narrative technique & Popularity • Similarities • Differences• Critical point of views• Conclusion

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IntroductionHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

• J. K. Rowling• Fantasy, Children's

Literature, Quest, Bildungsroman, Adventure

• Speculative fiction (2007)

• Wizard & Witches world (Muggle World)

• Various locations in the UK including London, Diagon Alley, number twelve Grimmauld Place, the Forest of Dean, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Twilight• Stephanie Meyer• Young, adult,

fantasy, Romance.

• Graphic novel (2005)

• Vampire World• Setting of the

novel Phoenix, Arizona to Forks, Washington, Florida, Vampire and Human world.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Twilight

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Characters Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter

Hermione Granger

Ron Weasley Hagrid

Albus Dumbledore

Voldemort Prof. Snaps

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Twilight

Edward Cullen

Isabella Swan James Jacob Black Carlise

Cullen Alice

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Narrative technique & PopularityHarry Potter and the Deathly

Hallows• ‘Harry Potter’ is 3rd

Person narration.• The former you get a

broader spectrum on what’s happening outside of Harry’s perspective and the feelings of other characters.

• Rowling’s Point of views.

• Science fiction, Magic realism , Fantasy .

• Speculative narrative(Magical, Imagine world).

• Sold over 400 million copies

Twilight• Twilight is in 1st

Person narration.• The reader knows

more about Bella’s feelings and thoughts.

• It Strait forward & Simply narration.

• Portrayal of common teenage emotions such as alienation and rebellion.

• Stephanie Meyer’s point of views.

• Speculative narrative

• Family And most of that teen-ager

• epilogue after epilogue

• Sold over 120 million copies

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Similarities

• Theme of Love• Theme of Choices• Translated in several languages• Animal world & help them• Good vs. evils

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Theme of Love

Theme of Choice

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

• It's the oldest story ever told the forces of good against evil! Light vs. darkness. (Draco, Veldemort, Prof. Snape, Riddle, Ms. Umbridge) .Wizard and Witches

• Magic & Darkness• The heroes vs.

villains Goodies vs. baddies Friends against foes.

Twilight

• Vampires are seen as evil. They're considered "monsters" in cultural lore. (Jacob, Edward, Carlise) Vampire

• Light & Darkness, Romance and horror

• Most vampires give in to their desire for human blood, but the Cullen’s don't.

Good vs. evils

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• Both books become more serious and dark as the series progress.

• Animal help to protagonist and use there magical power.

• Twilight in Edward drink animal blood, but Harry potter in animal have help to protagonist.

• There is a hidden world of magic, Animal, Vampire or fantastical creatures concealed from the rest of humanity. (Dobby, Griffin, Basilisk, Dementors)

Animal world & help them

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• Giant serpent, also known as the King of Serpents. It is a creature bred by Dark Wizard.

• Non being dark creature in Twilight & Harry potter. Harry met a Dementor in the Triwizard Tournament, confusing it as a Real Dementor. he conjured the Patronus Charm and soon the Dementor stumbled and then Harry knew it was a boggart and soon cried 'Ridikkulus'.

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Differences

• ‘Harry potter and the Deathly Hallows’ series Appeal to audience of all ages and gender Writing. (children, Younger, Adult men & women).

• ‘Twilight’ series Read more by teenagers, mostly females . (Teenager audience watch & Read them).

• ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ is complicated with dozens of plot twists and shocking surprises and mysterious.

• ‘Twilight’ is simple and straightforward, Horror story without any major twists.

Readers Writing style & structure

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Critical point of viewsHarry Potter and the Deathly

Hallows• Female Writer

(J.K.Rowling)• Racism and Cavity of

Pure Blood & Mud Blood (Half Blood)

E.g. Harry, Hermione, Veldemort

Twilight

• Female Writer (Stephanie Meyer)

• Religious viewpoint ,violence.

• Sexually explicit and unsuited to age group.

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Conclusion • "It asks if you are going to bite in and

discover the frightening possibilities around you or refuse and stay safe in the comfortable world you know and perfectly the teenage feeling of sexual tension and alienation“- Stephanie Meyer (Twilight).

• “Ultimately, we all have to decide for Ourselves what constitutes failure. But the World quit eager to give you a set of criteria if you let it”- J.K. Rowling (Harry potter and deathly Hallows).

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Works Cited:• 3 January 2016

<http//www.Harrypotter and deathly hollowes.com>.

• Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Vol. 7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2007.

• Wikipedia. 2009. 3 January 2016 <http://www.Twilight_wikipedia.com>.

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