Originally Posted by Out of the Box
Harry Potter is just the modern commercialised equivalent of old fairy tales like Hanzel and Gretl or Cinderella. Those were also full of magic and go back many centuries. It's quite absurd to accuse Rowling of anything but writing commercial children's books.
Harry Potter is not akin to Hanzel and Gretel or Cinderella.
I highly doubt Rowlings wrote much of what is produced in her books and in the cinema.