Harry Potter Literary Analysis

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literary analysis: Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets I’ve read Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets, a book written by J.K. Rowling. It’s the second book in a series of 7. The book is about Harry Potter, a 12-year-old wizard going to Hogwarts. This year, people are getting stupefied without anyone knowing the reason behind it. At the same time, Harry can hear voices that no one else can. The main character’s name is Harry Potter. He is a 12-year-old orphan and has lived with his abusive relatives since his parents died. The rest of his household is non-magical, but he is a wizard that goes to a school to learn about magic and how to use it. He is quite small for his age, with black hair and a lightning-shaped scar on his forehead. He is both courageous and loyal, but on the downside he can also be very impulsive and hot-tempered. He is in this book younger than most main characters in other books, which makes it hard to compare him to someone else. The book is written in the third person, but you still only see it from Harry’s perspective as it’s his thoughts and feelings that are written about. …show more content…

Harry always puts his friends first, and in this book one of the people who are put in danger is his close friend Hermione, and in the end his best friend’s sister is abducted. The book’s theme can be compared to many other books, for example The Hunger Games. Katniss, the main character in that book, volunteers to be a part of a dangerous game so that she can protect her little sister. But the book is also about character development and being a good person. Harry is still only 12 years old and growing up, and in the end he’s a bit worried about some similar traits between him and Voldemort, the most evil wizard during this time. But at page 245 Dumbledore, the headmaster at school tells him that ”It is our choices, Harry, that shows what we truly are, fare more than our

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