Harry Potter Research Paper

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J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series is recognized as one of the most popular book sold. It is also one of the most successful movie series ever made in history. Chris Columbus’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is the first movie in the entire series of eight movies which was released in 2001. It made millions in the worldwide box office and was the second-highest grossing movie in the series which was nominated for many awards. From Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone to the last movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II (2011); one of the main protagonist and also a fan-favorite character has been Harry Potter, starred by Daniel Radcliffe. Harry Potter’s journey through out the whole series from a boy to a young adult …show more content…

On top of that, Draco’s father, Lucius Malfoy who is a death-eater (loyal servant and companion to the dark wizard) scorns Harry as he survived the attack the night his parents were killed and the spell rebounded onto Harry giving him a scar on his and leaving the dark lord powerless as now Harry has some of the dark lord’s power. Lucius always states that Harry is not different from the dark lord who is a homicide. This immensely reduces Harry’s confidence and trust on his capabilities and potential. Harry keeps thinking of and doubting his abilities as a result of the bullying and mockery. This brings him difficulty in trusting himself as well as his instincts. Furthermore, to add salt to an injury, Harry is also insulted by his professor, Professor Severus Snape, who is the head of the Slytherin house. Snape mocks Harry for being the son of James Potter and surviving the attack meanwhile his mother was killed. Snape does it because he loved Harry’s mother, Lily Potter and blames Harry for her death. Harry feels very insure in Hogwarts as he is always being put down by the other students and not forgetting even his professor. Snape also states, “Clearly Potter, fame isn’t everything is it?”, while insulting him for not being good enough and only using his fame to get things done. In all this ups and downs, Harry is

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