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Harry Potter and Myth: The Legends behind Cursed Child, Fantastic Beasts, and all the Hero’s Journeys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,140. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Literary Criticism & Collections
Discover the Hero's Journeys of Albus Severus, Draco and Snape, the antiheroine's journey of Delphi, the symbolism behind Cursed Child and the fairytales that inspired Beedle the Bard. The 1920s glitter of Fantastic Beasts, the World War II rumblings of Deathly Hallows, and all the folklore behind Rowling's new American creatures appears within.
Katniss the Cattail: An Unauthorized Guide to Names and Symbols in Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Literary Criticism & Collections, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Who was Cinna? What do the hawthorn and primrose symbolize? Or President Snow’s roses and Peeta’s bread? What about Katniss’s last name? Bringing details from myths, herbal guides, military histories, and the classics, English professor and award-winning pop culture author Valerie Estelle Frankel sheds light on the deeper meanings behind Panem’s heroes and villains in this hottest of YA trilogies.