Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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    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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    In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry is met with multiple struggles when it comes to going back to school at Hogwarts (one being a persistent house elf named Dobby). He does end up going back, despite the warnings from Dobby. When he arrives he and classmates find that the chamber of secrets, which was rumored to be a myth, has been reopened and that the heir of the man who created had set a monster free in the school. Harry and his friends begin working towards closing the chamber,…

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    Rowling, J. K. (1999). Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. New York: Scholastic. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is about three friends named Harry, Ron, and Hermione who all go to the wizarding school of Hogwarts. During the first few weeks of the school year, Harry hears a weird voice that nobody can hear. Throughout the following weeks, the voice becomes more savage and killer like saying things like ”Rip ….tear …..kill ….time ..to..kill.” Vicious attacks begin happening to…

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    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is an outstanding movie! There was tons of action, the magical creatures looked very realistic, and the movie had amazing actors! In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry, Ron and Hermione quest to find the heir of Slytherin. For the heir has opened the chamber and muggle borns of Hogwarts are being found petrified, forcing them to close the school. In the end, Harry is able to get into the chamber and defeat the basilisk, who was responsible…

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    Introduction In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling is a plot that has a lot of things happening with confusion, death, and dark magic. In this section from page 198 to page 294 Harry, Ron, and Lockhart figure out where the Chamber of secrets is located in Hogwarts. Harry is able to open the Chamber of secrets since he can speak Parasol tongue. Harry kills the beast and meets Tom Riddle in person. Harry also realizes that Tom Riddle is Voldemort, while he was in the Chamber…

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    Harry Potter has brilliant green eyes and inky black hair. He has to stay with his horrid aunt and uncle (the Dursleys) until school starts. He is a wizard and he attends Hogwarts School of witchcraft and wizardry. He loves it there. He can really be himself, plus his friends were amazing. The night of Harry’s twelfth birthday he was forced to stay in his room until his uncle's dinner party was over, but something unexpected happened. A house elf appears in his room. The house elf’s name is…

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    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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    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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    “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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    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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