Albus Dumbledore

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 6 - About 60 Essays
  • Better Essays

    As Malory states, almost any action is a ritual, and in the film the symbolism characters have of certain characters is ritualistic. The stark differences between the two characters Albus Dumbledore and Voldemort is that the former has and plans to destroy anything in his way; he is a very evil character. In the movie, the association other characters has of these two display “the meaning of the ritual transmitted through the relations between symbols and ideas” (Nye 2008, 147). Voldemort symbolizes benevolence and unruly actions, and he is known to be hell bent on the fact that he wants things to go his way only. Whereas, Albus is the only one who Voldemort fears due to his goodness, strong bonds with others, and most importantly power; “as long as Dumbledore 's around, you 're safe” Hermione states to Harry. In the movie some characters give Voldemort an alias rather than say his name due to malevolent thoughts associated; the ritual of referring to someone and having an underlying meaning shows that symbols and ideas within the ritual. Therefore the choice of repetition and the association of symbols with a…

    • 1406 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Better Essays

    Harry tricked Ron into going to the potions master and once there he got an antidote for the love potion laden chocolate. After getting cured they all raised their glasses to drink from a bottle of mead destined for Dumbledore but intercepted by Slughorn. Ron took one sip and collapsed. Harry rushed and found a bezoar to ram down his throat. Harry then went to go and play in the school quidditch cup. After a while Harry found out how to get the memory from Slughorn. It would require Felix…

    • 1333 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Better Essays

    Muggles Vs Magic Essay

    • 1321 Words
    • 6 Pages

    very much the same as Lord Voldemort, no witch or wizard would refer to him as a ‘mug’. In the world of witchcraft and wizardry, the wizard who has split his soul while constantly seeking immortality, and is impotent towards love, actually comes from a Muggle father. (Lord Voldemort is a half-blood therefore it is utterly ironic that he has a colossal hate for ‘Mud-Bloods’) despite his abhorrent intentions this wizard is the most powerful of all time and he is not a pure blood, with Albus…

    • 1321 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    Camp Widjiwagan Essay

    • 847 Words
    • 4 Pages

    Camp Widjiwagan (Rough Draft) Albus Dumbledore once said, “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” Often, when summer comes around, many kids begin to dream about summer camp. Some of those kids actually get to live those dreams like I did, at Camp Widjiwagan, this summer. It was one week of a Harry Potter themed, outdoors day camp. Camp Widjiwagan was one of the best camps I’ve been to complete with fun and new learning experiences from the new and different people, to all the…

    • 847 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    killing Harry. For some unexplained reason Voldemort dies, which brings peace to the wizard world. Harry is brought to his aunt and uncle: Petunia and Vernon Dursley. When Harry turns eleven he finds out he is a wizard and has been invented to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger become close friends with Harry, but not all is well. While he was in the forest, a centaur tells him that Voldemort is back and is trying to steal the Sorcerer’s Stone. He…

    • 1193 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    usually metaphorical. Authors may use violence to show the hostile relationship we have with the universe, that in the end we have to face our mortality by ourselves, or show that violence and danger are present in everyday tasks of life. There are two types of violence in literature; the first is specific injury, which is when authors cause characters to harm themselves or others. The second type of violence is narrative violence, which is the general harm that comes to characters. Specific…

    • 1582 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    Spells and charms provide examples of medicine in the real world when Albus Dumbledore saves Potter’s life during his fall due to the dementors during the Quidditch game. Dumbledore is the most powerful wizard and possesses the ability to cast very strong spells. If it was not for Dumbledore’s spell that he cast on Potter to slow his deadly fall, Potter would not even be alive. It is the strength of such a spell a powerful wizard like Dumbledore cast that saved the life of a young twelve-year…

    • 1696 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    Each young witch or wizard is called up to have their house determined by the Sorting Hat. When Harry has the hat placed on his head, he is faced with a temptation. The Sorting Hat says Harry would make a good Slytherin, but Harry’s new found enemy, Draco, has been sorted there. Plus, his new friend Ron told him, “Every wizard who went bad went to Slytherin.” The Sorting Hat listens to Harry when he decides he wants to be sorted into Gryffindor with his new friends. At this ceremony of sorting,…

    • 1076 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    opportunity to reintroduce myself into this universe. In chapter one, the Dursley family are seen having breakfast. The Dursleys comprises of three people, Vernon, Petunia, and Dudley, their son; they are relatives of the Potters. The Dursleys keep this relation a secret because they did not want to be associated with them. They are very proud of being “normal”. That day, while Mr. Dursley was on his way to work, he began to notice many abnormal occurrences happening around him. He tries to…

    • 2188 Words
    • 9 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Better Essays

    the train ride to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Hogwarts). Both Harry and Ron are first years in Hogwarts and they are both clearly nervous since they don’t know what to expect and, they also don’t want to disappoint anyone. Ron seems to have a clearer idea of what to expect because of his knowledge of the wizarding world. This is a crucial quality Ron possesses, which benefits Harry in many ways throughout the course of the story. Ron’s family has been associated with magic for…

    • 1936 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6