Sentences in Harry Potter, Students in Future Writing Classes

  title={Sentences in Harry Potter, Students in Future Writing Classes},
  author={Edward T. Duffy},
  journal={Rhetoric Review},
  pages={170 - 187}
  • E. Duffy
  • Published 1 April 2002
  • Education
  • Rhetoric Review
All families, happy and unhappy, have their rituals. One of the happier rituals in ours has been each of us reading at bedtime to our girls. But I must confess that two years ago I was becoming increasingly bored and impatient with a constant dose of writing not far beyond the syntactical complexity of Dick and Jane. Having already read hundreds of such books with Katherine, I did not exactly relish Nora putting me through the same dull old round again. Then we all discovered Harry Potter, and… 
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