Lord Voldemort

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  • Heroes And Villains In Harry Potter

    This opposite comes in Professor Quirrell. Quirrell, like Harry, had “a desire to make the world sit up and notice him” (Rowling, via Pottermore). However, unlike Harry, Quirrell’s grip came from Voldemort, who took over his body, creating another “Two-Face” personality, with actual Quirrell wanting to help Harry, while Voldemort wishes to destroy him. Quirrell appears to be helpful towards Harry until when it is revealed that he is also possessed by Voldemort – a “heroic” character who reveals his villainous intentions. This can be compared closely to real-life social experiences – the common meeting of a ‘friend’ who only wants to use you for something you can provide, or the person who seems cold and unfriendly, but is actually just closed-off to strangers. These people are not “heroic” or “villainous” in their literal definitions, but display the same behaviours as Quirrell and the Dursleys. Conclusion In conclusion, although the heroic and villainous roles in Harry Potter are well established and clear to see for the most part, it is also obvious that just like…

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  • Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Film Scenes

    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 keeping its audience excited and engaged…

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

    When he did finally find out the truth, he was confronted with the dangers of the vengeful follower of Lord Voldemort, the one who killed Harry’s mother and father. Later still, he was forced to re-live the daunting moments of his parents’ murder as he was being attacked by a dementor, a soul-sucking demon that forced Harry to hear his mother’s dying voice: “But the classroom and the dementor were dissolving.... Harry was failing again through thick white fog, and his mother 's voice was louder…

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  • Lord Voldemort And Harry Potter Comparison

    The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling creates a fictional magical world that is parallel to the non-magical world that in turn directly reflects social issues in real life. In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2002), J.K. Rowling creates a fictional world of magic that reflects the events in history. Lord Voldemort for example is that of Adolf Hitler and his ideology in view of magic and wizardry. The similarity in a belief of a supreme race, the unmatchable leadership that they held, and…

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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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  • Similarities Between Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban

    SIRIUS BLACK: A VENGEFUL VICTIM OR A FATHER FIGURE? Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a best-selling children’s book which has been adapted into a film with the same title. The story gives a further look into Harry’s past. One of the key characters in it is Sirius Black, Harry’s godfather who was imprisoned for twelve years in Azkaban before he escaped. He was a close friend of the Potters, who went to a hideout because they were being hunted by Voldemort. He was thought to be their…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Ain T I A Woman By Sojourner Truth

    “Ain’t I a Woman?” by Sojourner Truth used rhetorical strategies very effectively. Truth used rhetorical strategies effectively because her tone, text structure, figurative language, and the rhetorical devices she used let the audience know what she was feeling and why she was fighting for was she was fighting for. Truth used many rhetorical strategies in her speech but pathos, logos, ethos, allusion, juxtaposition, and pinpointing really made her argument valid and strong. Sojourner Truth’s…

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  • Fundamental Attribution Error In Social Psychology

    misunderstood. The viewer is humored by Larry’s constant struggle to explain the circumstances behind his actions. Beyond comedy, fundamental attribution error also can play a key role in dramatic literature and cinematography. One of the more famous instances of fundamental attribution error in film can be found in the Harry Potter movie series. Throughout the franchise, Harry Potter -a wizardry student- holds negative views of Severus Snape -- his teacher. In the story, Harry Potter and his…

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  • Analysis Of Marauder's Era By J. K. Rowling

    “My Wish” by Rascal Flatts – The final track, of course, goes to the final death of this particular generation – Remus Lupin. Rowling often explains that there had to be an orphan at the end of the series – because war leaves behind parentless children. Lupin, while he had a newborn at home, chose to fight in the final battle anyways. The song represents the reasons Lupin chose to fight, it says: “My wish, for you, is that this life becomes all that you want it to…your worries stay small, you…

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  • Similarities Between Lord Voldemort And Hitler

    Theodore Roosevelt once wisely said, “I believe that the more you know about the past, the better you are prepared for the future.” Perhaps this is why oftentimes authors reflect upon past events in their writing. By putting their own twist upon history, they are teaching us all valuable lessons and educating us about how we can avoid making the same mistakes as we did in the past. J.K Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series, did just this by modeling her character, the evil wizard Lord…

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