Narrative Of Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince

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Narration Argument There are lots of characters in the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and the plot in this book is complicated but interesting. Every character has their own traits. J. K. Rowling uses third person limited narration in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince not only to let readers experience Harry’s shifting emotions, but also to let readers follow Harry’s steps in discovering who the Half-Blood Prince is. Third person limited narration reveals the change of Harry’s feelings toward Half-Blood Prince. At Hogwarts, Harry is not a perfect wizard, but he is expected to be a person who can beat Lord Voldemort. In the new school year, Ron and he choose the Potions class, but Harry does not have the book. Professor Slughorn gives him an old and shabby book. “To his annoyance he saw that the previous owner had scribbled all over the pages, so that the margins were as black as the printed portions” (Rowling 179). Harry thinks this book is too shabby to use, but when he sees the direction people wrote on the book, he changes his mind. “His annoyance with the previous owner vanishing on the spot, Harry now squinted at the next line of instructions” (Rowling 180). When Harry knows the benefits this book can brought to him like he can be the best person in Potions class, he wants to keep this book. “There sat the Prince’s copy, disguised as a new book, and there sat the fresh copy from Flourish and Blotts, looking thoroughly second-hand”

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