Albus Dumbledore

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  • Muggles Vs Magic Essay

    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 Dumbledore once saying, “It is our choices that show what we truly are far more than our abilities,” doesn’t this prove as an example. Yes, lord Voldemort made a choice to become the most proficient and almighty sorcerer in the history of wizard kind and we are aware he is the ‘villain’ but, this doesn’t mean that as part muggle he is any less capable than that of a pure-blood, does it? Considering that he almost accomplished his desire to conquer death and he managed to be free of his one fear, Albus Dumbledore, I think not. Why should any muggle-or part muggle- be excluded from the chance to create magic? In the world of witchcraft and wizardry muggles don’t have a very strong reputation; those who consider themselves superior ‘pure-bloods’ consider muggles to be foolish and silly. Araminta Meliflua appears in The Order Of the Phoenix and is famous for her hatred towards muggles. She is the first cousin of Sirius Black who is Harry Potter’s God Father; she proposed a bill to the Ministry…

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  • Rituals And Beliefs In Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

    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…

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  • Summary Of Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince

    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…

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  • Camp Widjiwagan Essay

    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…

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  • Chamber Of Secrets Vs Harry Potter

    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…

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  • Biblical Archetypes In The Lord Of The Flies

    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…

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  • The Hero, S Journey In Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

    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,…

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  • The Prisoner Of Azkaban Analysis

    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…

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  • The Human And Animal Relationships In Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

    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…

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  • Descriptive Essay On Castle Dracula

    with the animals and talking to the wolves. Sunrise started and the once black sky turned to an orangish pink color and there on the horizon I saw a black shape moving fast. It was here. The object moved closer revealing my pet bat Angel. She was rather small, around the size of a little kitten, with a wingspan of barely two feet. She had a letter in her talons that she dropped into my hand, sat on my shoulder, and curled up for a well deserved nap. I held it in my hands worried to open it.…

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