Consequences Of Harry Potter

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Have you ever wanted to live in a world where people can have magical abilities? And in this world, teenagers with magical abilities attend a boarding school to practice witchcraft and wizardry. Sounds enticing, right? Well, it’s all fun and games until a group of wizard supremacists attempts to purge the Wizarding World of genetically impure witches and wizards. In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, the main character, Harry Potter; is thirteen years old, the only known person to survive the “killing curse” (which orphaned him), and he is the “chosen one.” At such a young age, Harry has the role of being the “hero” thrust upon him, but he is too young to live up to the standards. Harry’s choices and actions during the novel, highlight …show more content…
Throughout the novel, Harry Potter and the other students of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry discuss Sirius Black, an escapee from the wizarding prison, Azkaban. It is common knowledge in the Wizarding World that Sirius Black was a good friend of Harry’s late parents, but was secretly Voldemort’s (the dark wizarding lord who murdered Harry’s parents and nearly killed Harry) servant. As Voldemort’s servant, Sirius allegedly gave away Harry’s parent’s location to Voldemort. Due to his immature decision making, Harry decides to hunt for Sirius Black, whom they believe is Voldemort’s servant, and the murderer of Harry’s parents. On the hunt for Sirius, Harry witnesses the execution of his friend Hagrid’s pet hippogriff, Buckbeak. Finally, Harry …show more content…
Professor Dumbledore, the wise headmaster of Hogwarts, suggests that Harry utilises his friend Hermione’s time-turner to save both Buckbeak and Sirus’ lives. A timer turner allows its users to travel one hour in the past each time it is spun. Harry decides to follow Dumbledore’s advice and travel a few hours in the past to save two lives. After going a few hours into the past, Harry saves Buckbeak from his execution. As it turns out, Harry is the mystery person who helps saves Sirius from the Dementors. Finally, Harry uses Buckbeak to fly to the tower where Sirius is imprisoned, and rescues him. Sirius leaves Hogwarts on Buckbeak, and goes into hiding as he is still a fugitive. Harry’s decision at this point in the novel was extremely effective in reversing the potential consequences of Harry’s previous actions. If Harry had not taken Dumbledore’s advice, Buckbeak would have been executed, and Sirius would have had his soul sucked out by a Dementor. This point in the story shows Harry making a bold and potentially dangerous decision in order to protect the innocent, and over the course of a few hours Harry displayed an increased level of

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