Throughout the Harry Potter series, it can be seen that the most significant female character is Hermione Granger. The portrayal of Hermione shows Rowling believes about how women should behave as she is seen as the epitome of girl power (Pham, 2014). Her cleverness are shown throughout the series where she is seen to read and study a lot. Besides being smart, Hermione is known to be brave as she follows Harry’s battle to fight Voldemort by defeating the rivals. Other than that, she is known for being a loyal friend and independent, specifically from boys.
Throughout the Harry Potter series, storylines and plots changed throughout the books, but one thing remained consistent- the personalities of the characters. Reader could always rely on Harry to save the day, Ron to be his sidekick, Mrs. Weasley to be a mother to all, and Draco Malfoy to be a bully. This is because the characters each had their own archetype, or pattern of behavior throughout the series. This was shown specifically in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. The book followed Harry’s fourth year at Hogwarts.
They were also the ego and shadow in the entire Harry Potter series. First, we could focus on Harry, the ego. We can see that Harry absolutely had traits of hero--brave, clever, and full of sympathy. Whereas, he still had imperfect parts. For instance, his was a little brash that he would shout to his friend who misunderstood him.
The Characters: HARRY POTTER The son of James and Lily Potter and nephew of Vernon and Petunia Dursley.Their parents died to save him.He shows himself to be caring and shrewd, a loyal friend, and an excellent Quidditch player. At the beginning, Harry is an unimposing figure.He was skinny, isolated from his family, the constant victim of his cousin 's bullying, and marked with a lightning-shaped scar on his forehead. After his discovery of his magical abilities and his introduction to Hogwarts, Harry begins to grow in confidence, strength until he becomes a protagonist, capable of facing off against the Dark Lord himself. Harry is marked also by the confrontation between good and bad magic that caused that scar: the standoff between the evil
In the Harry Potter world there is the usual male and female genders. Hermione being one of the main female roles. Harry and Ron are two of the main male characters in the novel. At first in the story when Hermione was introduced it portrayed her by saying “She had a bossy sort of voice, lots of bushy brown hair, and rather large front teeth” (Rowling 83). Gender stance in this quote are shown greatly due to how Hermione is portrayed as if she was some sort of intellect who looked down upon the males.
Scrooge has a passion for hating Christmas and not caring about what others think about him. In the story How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Grinch is a very selfish man that just wants to ruin everybody's holiday, the only one that is with him, is his dog Max. He wants to destroy the Who's Christmas in The Imaginary town of Whoville. Cindy Lou Who is one of few Who's along with Max that still stands up for The Grinch. A Christmas Carol has such an influential that modern authors still drawn up on the character types, conflicts, and themes found in Dickens traditional story.
In many mythological stories and writings, there are various archetypal characters that interact with the hero. One of the most influential of these archetypes is the mentor. The mentor serves as a source of wisdom and guidance, helping the hero arlong their journey and providing support. In J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, the character Remus Lupin serves as Harry Potter’s mentor in various situations. Lupin embodies many of the roles and characteristics of the classic mentor throughout the series.
A hero has many different qualities and simulations like any person. He has proven by his heroic characteristics in Harry Potter the Sorcerers Stone. Taking lead to his journey of being a hero. Harry Potter is an example of an archetypal hero, shown by his unusual birth circumstances, lives else where and initiating event. Supporting the evidence found for unusual birth circumstances, Harry Potter was faced against voldemort trying to make an end to him.
When, in The Half-Blood Prince, Harry views Dumbledore’s memory of his first meeting with Tom Riddle, Harry observes how the orphans “Were all wearing the same kind of grayish tunic. They looked reasonably well-cared for, but there was no denying that this was a grim place in which to grow up.” When Dumbledore tells him he is a wizard, Riddle admits, “I knew I was different.” Meaning, both Harry and Riddle were friendless and acutely different from those they lived with due to their magical abilities. Yet, the distinction, which concerns Dumbledore, is Riddle’s “Obvious instincts for cruelty, secrecy, and domination,” (6:13, 275) due to his deeds towards the other orphans. Wolosky asserts that, “In the book’s vision, the test for morality is choosing,” (149) where she refers to Harry’s worry that the Sorting Hat was wrong in not placing him in Slythering. However, it appears here that free choice is not the only determining factor, but nature as well.