Deathly Hallows Sacrifice

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While it is not always easy to accept the fact that we need to either let someone or something go, it is necessary. The novel, Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows by Jk Rowling, is the thrilling climax to a much loved 7 book series about The Boy Who Lived and his enemy Voldemort. From this book, we learn while it might not seem fair nor right, sacrifice is an unavoidable part of our lives. This theme becomes present when the werewolf Remus Lupin, and his recently wedded wife, Tonks fought in the final battle at Hogwarts, even though they had a child. They fight to let creatures and wizards alike, have a better chance for life. They sadly die in the war, leaving their one month old child an orphan. When they died, they were described as “pale and still and peaceful-looking, apparently asleep beneath the dark, enchanted ceiling.” In an interview when asked why Remus and Tonks had to die, Jk Rowling said that since the story started with the death of two parents leaving behind their young son, Harry’s family…show more content…
It is none other than the hero of the story himself. Harry Potter’s brief touch with death. Harry’s ultimate but noble sacrifice in this story, is meeting with an old and familiar friend, Death. He, when facing Voldemort, lets the Dark Lord hit him with the killing curse to get rid of the Horcrux in Harry. Without letting Voldemort murder him, the Dark Lord would still be invincible. Harry realized that him giving up his life was fundamental to the plan since the night his parents perished. Without this major realisation, the war would have gone and more lives would have been exterminated by the Death Eaters. In “Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows” we learn that without crucial sacrifice, many vital things wouldn’t be possible. We read how from even the tiniest death, it can make the difference to the entire world. We can all take this lesson to heart next time we’re faced with seemingly meaningless
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