Are J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter Books Political?

by Aura Nurmi

You wouldn’t necessarily think there’s something particularly political about Harry and the magic world in which he lives, but the more you look at it, the more political influences you can find. Here are some points that I think justify why the books can be said to have political aspects to them.

Jewish Canadian Identity: A.M. Klein’s “Heirloom”

By Shoji Motomura

Literature written by Jewish Canadians in English shows strength, contrast and creativity, and it brings us to the problematic essence of Jewish Canadian identity. This paper examines the life of Montreal poet A.M. Klein and discusses Klein’s view of Jewish identity.

Studying for the TOEFL Test

by Anzu Ito

In my first TOEFL ITP challenge, my score was over 480 points. I felt like I would be able to get at least 500 points in the next test. However, my second score was far inferior to passing a score of 500.