Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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  • Comparison Of Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows

    In fifth grade, I decided to make it my goal to read Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Yes, I realize this isn’t the first book and when reading series we should start at the beginning, but I was in fifth grade, my idea of a series was a bunch of short stories put in different books with no connection to the past short stories or the future short stories other than the characters. Anyway, I chose the Harry Potter book because both of my older sisters knew all the movies that had been released at the time. They were nine and twelve years older than me and I just wanted to catch up and fit in. Neither one of them resembled me at all and they both had repeatedly and constantly convinced me that I was adopted. Well, in my attempts to be more like my older sisters, which were more aimed towards proving to myself that we were related, my mother decided that suddenly Harry Potter was the devil’s work and witchcraft and would bring evil into the house. I received the longest speech about it that any fifth grader had ever had to sit through. So basically my mother terrified me and mentally scarred me so that I avoided the entire shelf that those books rested in. That was basically the only fantasy section in…

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  • Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Analysis

    J.K. Rowling’s fantasy book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (book 7), takes place in the wizarding world in the 1990’s – a place where magical wands exist, and where witches and wizards belong. Harry Potter, the main character of the book, is in the middle of the biggest wizarding war of history. The darkest wizard, Voldemort, wants to kill Harry, and then take over the entire wizarding world! Harry is in a lot of danger, and doesn’t have a lot of time to figure out how to destroy all…

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  • Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Film Scenes

    The Harry Potter films are one of the biggest and most successful franchises in the world. The eight part film series came to a thrilling and exhilarating end in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part Two directed by David Yates. The film uses all of its resources, not just acting but cinematography, editing, and music as well, to keep the viewer engaged and at the edge of their seats as the culminating battle of the series unfolds before their eyes. While the film certainly succeeds in…

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  • Similarities Between Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows

    In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the concept of coming full circle- or having a plot point that evolves and eventually recurs later in the story transpires multiple times. This concept is present through the use of parallel characters, themes, opinions and plots. An example being, Neville and Peter Pettigrew. Both small, somewhat nervous, young wizards that the sorting hat miraculously places into gryffindor- the house of bravery- and have popular, somewhat famous friends. Even with…

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  • Loyalty Of Loyalty In Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows By J. K. Rowling

    In the novel Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling uses characterization to show the amount of loyalty that several of the characters have towards Harry Potter, and to prove that sometimes friends, even those thought to be enemies, can sometimes be more loyal than one’s own blood. J.K. Rowling shows the loyalty that Harry Potter’s friends have towards him through characters like Albus Dumbledore, Ron Weasley, and Dobby. Rowling also shows that even those who are understood to be…

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  • Harry Potter Deathly Hallows Analysis

    In the book Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, they finally kill Voldemort and defeat all the Death-Eaters. Earlier however, the Death-Eaters Are winning the battle, they take over the ministry, and start saying that muggle-born’s are dangerous, and should not be allowed to use magic. Professor Snape has been appointed headmaster of Hogwarts, even though he has already killed Dumbledore. Most of the kids that are not supposed to be at Hogwarts are not; they either fled the country, or made…

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  • Symbolism In Hermione Granger's The Tale Of Three Brothers

    “The Tale of Three Brothers” was first introduced in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the seventh and last book in the Harry Potter series written by J.K. Rowling. In the story arc, one of the main character, Hermione Granger, narrates the story from her copy of The Tales of Beedle the Bard. These tales were commonly read to children as bedtimes stories because they’re “told to amuse rather than instruct” (Rowling 409). “The Three of Three Brothers” relates how three brothers cheated Death…

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  • Analysis Of Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone By J. K. Rowling

    J.K. Rowling deliberately structured the Harry Potter series in the style of the ring cycle, which is significant in making the story a bildungsroman; Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows are the two books in the series that most dramatically contrast from each other—as they are the bookends of the series—thus resulting in their being most appropriate for the analysis of the series structure. Meetings and Partings Beginnings and endings are a part of…

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  • Theories Of Moral Development By J. K. Rowling

    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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  • Essay On Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

    Since the first Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, was published in 1997, J.K. Rowling’s ‘Potterheads’ have done close-readings of the series. From determining detailed Hogwarts house characteristics to theories claiming Ron Weasley is actually Headmaster Dumbledore, the Potter fans have generated seemingly endless ideas and continue to find hidden meanings and symbols in the books. One particular trend in the series is the copious amount of biblical parallels. This is not…

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