Investigates the role and symbolism of dragons and serpents in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, with side excursions into Lewis and Tolkien for their takes on the topic. Concludes that dragons are morally neutral in her world, while serpents generally represent or are allied with evil.
"Dragons and Serpents in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter Series: Are They Evil?,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 27
, Article 6.
Available at: http://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol27/iss1/6