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Race in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Throughout the Harry Potter series race is an important issue that is touched upon discussed and glossed over in a variety of ways In The Goblet of Fire the fourth book in the series the racial issues seem to multiply and stand out more than they have in the previous books It is interesting however because the topic of race is not discussed in just the traditional sense Different nationalities of race are discussed but what seems to be more important in the book are the tensions between the different types of wizarding race between wizards and non-wizards and between different types or races of creatures within the wizarding world While JK Rowling seems to believe in trying to teach an everyone is equal moral the portrayals of race throughout Harry Potter only seem to further stereotypes because the racial issues that we are used to encountering in the real world are played down while the imaginary racial issues within the fictional world are stressed Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry where most of the story is set is a British boarding school of sorts specializing in the teaching of magic The school is multiculturally diverse--we are presented with a variety of races that all seem to live in prejudice-free harmony even A TITLEClick for more information about dating STYLEtext-decoration none border-bottom medium solid green HREFhttpsearchtargetwordscomusearchx59771datingAA1VDwdatingA inter-racially without thinking twice We are also introduced in this book to two other magic schools Beauxbatons and Durmstrang Beauxbatons is Hogwarts French counterpart and Durmstrang seems to be of German or Russian origin though it only specifies that they come from somewhere cold The characters from these schools are incredibly stereotypical The students speak with heavy accents as well as act and dress differently than the students at Hogwarts The portrayal of these different ethnicities is interesting however because they dont seem to matter much Harry has a crush
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