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  • Hogwarts: Plot Summary

    harry potter spends the summer with The Dursleys without receiving letters from his Hogwarts friends. Harry is desperate to return to Hogwarts as soon as possible because the Dursleys have been treating him very badly ever since he got home from his first term. In his room, Harry meets Dobby, a house-elf, who warns Harry bad things will happen if he returns to Hogwarts, and reveals he intercepted his friends' letters. The Dursleys lock Harry up, but Ron, Fred and George Weasley rescue him in their father's flying car, a Ford Anglia. While purchasing school supplies, Harry and the Weasley family encounter Rubeus Hagrid and Hermione Granger, and they attend a book-signing by celebrity wizard Gilderoy Lockhart, who announces he will be the new Defence Against the Dark…

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  • Who Is Harry Potter's Delusion In Hogwarts

    Hogwarts was Harry Potter’s Delusion: There is a theory that Harry Potter’s wonderful idealistic adventures in Hogwarts were a delusion he created for himself in reaction to the Verbal and Physical abuse. For starters, Harry's magic fantasies begin when, in real life, he's about to begin school at Stonewall High, being separated from his abusive cousin for the first time. It's a new school, a new environment, and therefore the perfect time to begin his delusions. First creation: Hagrid.…

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  • Character Analysis Of Hogwarts In 'The Grapes Of Wrath'

    What attracts him to it the most is not the glory of winning, but the pure, quick-paced thrill he receives from soaring around on a broom while being caught up in the competitive spirit. “Apart from his friends, the thing that Harry missed most about Hogwarts was Quidditch, the most popular sport in the magical world — highly dangerous, very exciting, and played on broomsticks” (Rowling 12). Harry’s invigorating-motivated nature plays a huge part in his attraction to anything dangerous, and what…

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  • Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone Summary

    weren’t who his aunt and uncle had made them seem like...they were wizards, which made Harry a wizard. But that’s not the only part that changed his life forever. Harry’s parents hadn’t died the way he Dursley’s had told him, they were murdered. By the most feared, dark wizard of all time...Lord Voldemort. Hagrid tells Harry about his parents and what he is. Hagrid ten takes Harry to Hogwarts, an academy for wizards and witches, where he learns new things everyday about his kind and explores…

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  • Ron Weasley Character Analysis

    Throughout a coming of age journey, the hero usually possesses several unique and valuable qualities, such as courage and curiosity. However, these qualities aren’t enough to face the final battle. Harry’s travelling companion possesses specific qualities that are essential for Harry’s journey to adulthood. One of Harry’s travelling companions is Ron Weasley. When Harry is first introduced him, he immediately feels more comfortable being himself. This may because Ron is in the similar situation…

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  • How Does Harry Potter Defeat Lord Voldemort

    boy named Harry Potter who lives with his horrible aunt Petunia, Uncle Vernon, and cousin Dudley in Privet Drive. After He finds out he’s a wizard, everything goes beserk. He arrives at Hogwarts and meets his two best friends, Ronald Bilius Weasley, and Hermione Jean Granger. Their friendships are challenging through all the battles with death eaters and Lord Voldemort, but they manage to keep their friendship with the help of their headmaster Albus Dumbledore. They make friends, enemies, and…

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  • Comparing Tone In Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

    J.K. Rowling uses language to develop an Overbearing tone in different parts in book “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.” Harry Potter thinks he is an ordinary boy, but he is far from ordinary. A giant named Hagrid appears, and gives Harry the all important news, he is a wizard. Now his journey in life gets more intense as he travels to Hogwarts school of witchcraft and wizardry to learn all about being a wizard. Here, he meets his best friends Ron and Hermione. Ron Weasley is not very brave…

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  • Compare And Contrast Gryffindor Vs Slytherin

    Gryffindor vs Slytherin, a long time rivalry! Each house at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is represented by an element. Gryffindor by fire, Hufflepuff by earth, Ravenclaw by air, and Slytherin by water. Gryffindor and Slytherin get along as well as water and fire mix. Godric Gryffindor the founder of Gryffindor instructed the sorting hat to choose the characteristics he put the most value on when selecting students for his house. Gryffindor’s are known to have courage, be brave,…

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  • Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone Movie Analysis

    Spoiler Alert...Obliviate! On September, 1997, the magic was born. J.K Rowling had just published the book ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’. It was an instant success as children, teens, adults, and the elderly loved the magical world of Hogwarts and following Harry Potter on his adventure. Then on November 16th, 2001, the magic was literally brought to life as it came out as a movie. There were so many mixed emotions from people. Some loved seeing it come to life and some wished it…

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

    “muggle”, or ordinary, world. His whole life is only beginning to change when he receives a letter from a school called Hogwarts. Harry’s aunt and uncle refuse to let Harry read the letter and attend this so called “magic” school. Harry then gets thousands of letters from the school. Uncle Vernan and Aunt Petunia can no longer take any more of these letters so they take Harry and their son, Dudley, to a place on a lake to escape the letters. At the house on the lake, Hagrid, a half giant from…

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