The Americanization of Harry Potter

Aug 23, 2003

Posted by KristinTLC
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Kimberly Noles of Oklahoma State University thinks Americanizing the Harry Potter series was a missed opportunity:
Most adults know that other countries spell words differently, but children don’t. Seeing the words like colour, favourite and honour spelled differently opens the lines of communication for discussion about other cultures and why they do things differently.

Thanks to Wizard News for the link!





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