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  • Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone Analysis

    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Synopsis J.K. Rowling (2014) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is the story of an eleven-year-old boy learns that he is a wizard and is inviting to study at Hogwarts, where is hiding the mystical stone and there is someone planning to steal it. After Lord Voldemort, the wicked wizard defeats and disappears, Harry Potter lives with the Dursley family for 10 years. He grows up in the cupboard under the stairs and eats leftover food from the Dursleys. One day, a strange incident occurs to him. He accidentally releases a viper to his cousin while visiting the zoo; it causes his uncle to be very angry and punishes him. After that, he receives a mysterious letter. Harry’s uncle tries to prevent him…

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  • Comparing The Quest In Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone

    Harry Potter himself is not pure. Since one of the genres in this text is a school story Harry does break many rule making him impure. One such rule that Harry broke caused him to be very disliked by his classmates and disguised by his professor. When Harry is caught out of bed with Hermione and Neville, Professor McGonagall remarked, “‘Now get back to bed, all of you. [I have] never been more ashamed of Gryffindor students’” (Rowling, Philosopher’s Stone 178). This is a very low moment for…

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  • Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone Quest Cycle

    Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone written by J.K. Rowling is the first novel in the record-breaking, multi-award-winning Harry Potter series. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is a Heroic Quest Cycle because it includes a call to adventure, a descending into darkness, and a transformation and resurrection. This novel shows Harry evolving into a better being, descending into the darkest part of his quest, and more importantly, being presented with an adventure that completely…

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  • Comparison Of Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone

    Our culture has been modernized over the years. Popularity and revolutionary are the words that describe what is awesome today. One example of this is the series Harry Potter. The magical world of the Harry Potter series was written by J.K. Rowling. In fact, she comes up with the idea on a train in the summer of 1990. (Biographical interview). The first film was Harry Potter and the Philosopher 's Stone. Basically, the plot of this movie is more focused in the early life of Harry Potter and how…

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  • Christianity In Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone

    Introduction As one of the most influential magic literary works from the 20th century to the 21st century, the series of novels of Harry Potter have attracted the readers of the young generation globally with its powerful cultural charm. And the major theme in the works is the core value of Christian spirit, the basic Christian thoughts in Harry Potter is analyzed deeply in the essay, to summarize the ideological connotation of the religions thought in Harry Potter and The Philosopher 's Stone…

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  • J. K. Rowling Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone

    1.1. Who is J.K. Rowling? Joanne Rowling, known under the pen name, as J.K. Rowling, is a British author and screenwriter, best known for her seven-book Harry Potter fantasy series. After the first fantasy novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone became a global hit in 1999, Rowling became an international literary sensation when the first three parts of Harry Potter took over the top three slots of The New York Times best-seller list after achieving a similar success in her native…

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  • Ideology And Power Relations In Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone

    Children 's literature can be said to be concerned with both ideology and power relations. This essay is interested in exploring these issues through a close reading of an extract from J.K Rowling 's Harry Potter and the Philosopher 's Stone (1997). The extract itself is taken from chapter ten, Halloween in which a pivotal scene in the plot 's rising action is played out. The scene also highlights a major development in the character of Hermione Granger, from prissy 'nightmare ' (Rowling, 1997)…

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  • Philosopher's Stone Thesis

    After five years Rowling finished the Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone the first book of the series. She had a very hard time finding a publisher for her book. Twelve publishers turned back her manuscript. Finally, Bloomsbury agreed to publish her book, but they asked Rowling to write her initials and last name to attract more male readers. She didn’t have a middle initial so she used the name of her favorite grandmother creating her pen paper J.K. Rowling. After a year the book was…

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  • Philosopher's Stone Outline

    RQ: How is the feminism reflected in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone? Hypothesis: It is reflected by describing the scene of gender equality and creating female characters. Working Topic: Feminism in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Topic outline I. Introduction II. The embodiment of gender equality A. Female’s status a) Female’s family status b) Female’s social status B. Women’s right a) Educational right b) Reproductive right III. The creation of positive female images A.…

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  • Research Paper On Philosopher's Stone

    Philosopher’s Stone Throughout history and especially throughout the Middle Ages the craft of alchemy has been very popular. The purpose and end goal of alchemy is to be able to turn simple metals like tin and lead into pure gold. Another reason as to why it is significant is because it allows the alchemist to be immortal. There have been many different legends that tell of immortality, such as the fountain of youth that was sought after by Spanish conquistadors. Among these many…

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