Compare And Contrast Essay

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J.K Rowling Vs Stephanie Meyer Nirvani McKinney Ashford University ENG 121 English Composition I Instructor: Tiffany Young January, 16, 2012 J.K Rowling Vs Stephanie Meyer Here is a subtle attempt to compare and contrast the authors of the ‘Harry Potter series’ and the ‘Twilight series’. In this essay, I will be talking about their similarities, differences and why these authors are so successful. J.K Rowling (author of the Harry Potter Series) and, Stephanie Meyer (author of the Twilight series) both rose out of the literary unknown to unparalleled heights after their first books were published. Both Authors gain international recognition having their works written in many languages across the world. J.K Rowling, age 46; Stephanie’s Meyer, 38, have received many honors and awards, breaking bestsellers lists, records and have seen their works made in to movies. In J.K Rowling’s case, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is now made into a theme park in Orlando Florida; thus putting them in to the ranks of the very wealthy and most influential people. Even though their successes seems to be similar along the literary path, their talents, style, story and readers are as far apart as the authors themselves. In comparison both authors grew up in similar backgrounds, they were both simple mothers with families to tend too. J.K Rowling developed her idea for her first book, ‘Harry potter and the Philosopher’s (Sorcerer’s) Stone’, while in a train from Manchester to London, she started writing the book that very evening. The next several years, the single unemployed mom wrote her books in places such as cafés around her community, because the only time she got to Running Heading: A Compare and Contrast of the writers of the ‘Harry Potter series’ and ‘Twilight Series’ write was when her daughter was asleep on their strolls. Her first book was released in

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