[Fwd: Bullying, DWJ, and Harry Potter...]

Robyn Starkey rohina at shaw.ca
Thu Jan 30 13:50:38 EST 2003


> > The only one I can think of that doesn't is "The Lives of Christopher
> > Chant", and I'm sure someone will give me reasons it could be seen as
> > such.
>
>Well actually... no, it doesn't seem to be in there to me either.

It kind of is, in that Christopher goes through a stage of acting like a 
brat if not precisely bullying the servants; and only realises later what 
his behavious looks like from the outside. I think that is a dimension of 
how DWJ portrays bullies as people with human motivation.

Robyn 

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