Order of the Phoenix

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  • Teaching Style In Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix

    Every teacher has their own unique teaching style. The film Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix presents three separate examples of teachers. There is Professor Umbridge’s approach of reading and copying from the books, Professor Snape’s learn fast or die trying technique, and Harry Potter’s method of hands on real world experience. Each of the teachers generate different results in terms of student capabilities and confidence. Although there are many teaching styles, those similar to Harry’s produce the best results and yet are not used as often as they should. The first teaching style presented in great detail in the film is that of Professor Umbridge. Umbridge works for the Ministry of Magic and is sent to Hogwarts School of…

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  • Analysis Of Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix, By J. K. Rowling

    time, are received and understood throughout the entire squad. That means in any group, the losses and traumatic incidences that are experienced are done so in a shared fashion. Some may even call it communal or shared trauma. Within Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling introduces her readers to a dark magic of her own called trauma on the characters of two parallel groups of wizards who are fighting for the greater good, and later on, their lives. Although it seems trauma…

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  • The Struggle In Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix

    The struggle between light and dark, good and evil, is not a new struggle. In fact, as some believe, it has been a struggle since the beginning of time when Satan tempted Eve into disobeying God. In the film Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, the character Sirius Black says, “We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.” Dr. Jekyll and Courtney Davidson both went through this struggle. Both of them would agree…

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  • Universal Archetypes In Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

    Voldemort embodies all these traits and is equivalent to a wizard version of Hitler. He yearns to be the most powerful wizard and is willing to murder an infant if it meant reaching his goal. Not only that, but he was increasingly prejudiced against muggle-borns (wizards born from non-wizarding families), and sought to eradicate them all. Jung also mentions that the shadow is “a living part of the personality and therefore wants to live with it in some form” (Jung 20). As mentioned above, a part…

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  • Professor Snape Character Analysis

    friend’s with Lily, Harry’s mother. They later went to Hogwarts school but got accepted into separate houses. They remained friends, but as Snape’s love for the dark arts became more noticeable, Lily slowly withdrew. We learn that Lily eventually grew interest in James, Harry’s father, which was Snape’s bully throughout out all of school. However, Snape’s love for Lily never died. As Harry watches memories, he becomes aware that Snape had sold his parents to be killed by Voldemort when a…

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

    H is for Heroic: Harry sticks by his morals and has a strong sense of what is right and what is wrong. When he firmly believes that an injustice has occurred, he will do anything necessary to set things in order. After he discovered that Sirius Black, the man who he once thought to have killed his parents, was actually innocent and was going to have his soul sucked out of him by the dementors at any moment, Harry was dead-set on saving Black’s life, no matter what the risks. "’Get on— there 's…

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  • The Sorcerer's Stone

    Harry and all of his friends become members of the Griffindor house. Of course Draco Malfoy became a member of the Slytherin house and he swaggered forward when his name was called. Harry saw a terrible ghost as the Slytherin table that had a gaunt face and blood-stained robes. Harry’s professors were Professor Filtwick, Professor McGonagall, Professor Snape, a black haired man with sallow skin, Professor Quirrell and Dumbledore. Harry received a new broomstick, a Nimbus Two…

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  • Joss Whedon's Supernatural

    It is hard to pin-point what truly makes a television series great. Is it an original concept, gripping storyline or complex characters? American fantasy horror series Supernatural (2005 - present) combines all of these key elements to create a completely unique television experience. The show is currently in its eleventh season (2015/2016), making it the longest running sci-fi series in the history of American television, surpassing Smallville, which had 218 episodes. You can try to compare it…

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

    at Hagrid 's hut, Norbert bit Ron on the hand-- causing him severe pain. He muscled through the pain, knowing that if he went to the hospital wing, the plan of getting the dragon off to Romania with his brother Charlie, would be ruined. The only thing he could do was suffer through. The morning after the dragon bit him, it only got worse. “Ron 's bitten hand had swollen to twice its usual size. He didn’t know whether it was safe to go to Madam Pomfrey -- would she recognize a dragon bite? By the…

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

    In the end of the novel, Harry accepts the fact that he has to meet Lord Voldemort face-to-face and be killed by him in order for Voldemort’s immortality to weaken. After Lord Voldemort hits Harry with the killing curse, he sends one of his followers (Narcissa Malfoy) to check and see if he is actually dead. When Narcissa realizes that Harry is not dead, she asks him if her son is still alive. When Harry said that he was, Narcissa lied to Voldemort and said that Harry was dead. This lie is what…

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