Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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  • Chamber Of Secrets Vs Harry Potter

    Did you know that Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets combined made over two billion worldwide at the box office? The purpose of my speech today is to tell you about these two movies. Since I have read the books, did extensive research, and watched both of these movies many times, I consider myself a credible source. Right now, I want to tell you about the Harry Potter and Sorcerer’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets plot, main characters I think you should know about, and a brief background of the author who produced and wrote these movies. First, the plot of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. According to the Journal of Adolescent, “At age eleven, Harry Potter learns he…

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  • Summary Of J. K. Rowling's Journey Of Growth In Harry Potter

    In her texts Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince J. K. Rowling explores the journey of her main protagonist’s growth. Throughout both texts Rowling uses a variety of techniques to show how Harry grows from a naïve young boy to a confident young man. The use of third person narration, setting and character development throughout each novel enables readers to see how Harry develops from an inexperienced young wizard to a wizened young man. In the…

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  • My Freshman Year Essay

    In one instance, Harry and his two friends, Ron and Hermione, wanted to find out if Malfoy, another student at the school, was the Heir of Slytherin but they didn’t know how to prove it. Hermione suggested this one potion that they could use to transform into someone else so they could sneak in and question Malfoy without him knowing; but since no one has ever made it before, no one knew how to make it. Hermione went to the library and took out the book that had the potion’s recipe. Even though…

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  • Theories Of Moral Development By J. K. Rowling

    It is important to note that Rowling lets Harry make mistakes and succumb to the temptation of using the Unforgivable Curses. The key to this honest understanding of how and why Harry makes his decisions comes from Rowling’s ability to create believable situations where Harry makes the believable choice, as Lana A. Whited and M. Katherine Grimes describe in “What Would Harry Do? J.K. Rowling and Lawrence Kohlberg’s Theories of Moral Development”: “Although Harry’s dilemmas involve creatures and…

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  • A Very Potter Musical Analysis

    “A Very Potter Musical” was written and performed in 2009 by StarKid Productions in the University of Michigan campus. At first glance the musical seems like it would be rather interesting purely because it is every Harry Potter dorks dream come true. However, upon further look into the musical people begin to realize that the music isn’t really that great. For a person who does not have a musical background the play is rather enjoyable but when one turns a musical ear to it they want to run the…

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  • The Theme Of Friendship In Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

    friendship”-Ralph Waldo Emerson. In the story Harry Potter and the Sorcerer 's Stone by Jk Rowling, many friendships are woven together to tell an amazing tale of intrigue and adventure. Three specific friendships define the novel and are developed through the characters: Harry Potter, an abandoned young orphan; Ron Weasley, an adventure bound young man; and Hermione Granger, a studious and clever young woman. Throughout the friendship, each of the three portray their own individualized…

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  • Harry Potter Dehumanization Analysis

    The characteristic of dehumanization in both Travis Prinzi’s “Dehumanization: Defining Evil in Harry Potter,” and the Harry Potter series written by J.K Rowling offers various similarities between the definition of the word evil, and the context for which the word can be used in respectively. With the philosophical text that Prinzi offers in his thesis regarding the validity of dually the denotation, and the connotation of the word evil, and how it is used to describe several characters in the…

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  • Monster Culture In Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

    In the 2001 movie Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, based off the novel by J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter learns about the magic world while starting his first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. In doing so, he forms strong friendships with Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, two fellow first-years, who together fight for their lives while trying to reach and protect the immortality gem, the Sorcerer’s Stone. Toward the end of the movie, the trio battles through various tests…

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  • Equus Film Analysis

    It also has made him marketable and relatable as a feminist spokesperson. What is less relatable is the amount of roles Daniel Radcliffe has performed that require nudity. When asked if performing naked on stage and film was a rebellion, Radcliffe declared, No, the first time I got naked was actually in Harry Potter. There’s that scene in number four, which I was weirdly young, and then after that, I’m sure there was at least some half naked stuff. Yeah, it’s been a theme of my entire career.…

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  • Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire Archetypes Analysis

    Throughout the Harry Potter series, storylines and plots changed throughout the books, but one thing remained consistent- the personalities of the characters. A reader could always rely on Harry to save the day, Ron to be his sidekick, Mrs. Weasley to be motherly, and Draco Malfoy to be a bully. This is because the characters each had their own archetype, or pattern of behavior throughout the series. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling specifically demonstrated these archetypes.…

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