Hogwarts Essays

  • Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone Research Paper

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    wristwatch when Aunt Petunia came back from the telephone looking both angry and worried.” (Pg.16) From this sentence alone I inferred that this story was taking place around the late 80’s-early 90’s. The rest of the story takes place his first year at Hogwarts, Sept 1991 - June 1992. One especially important date in this book is Harry’s birthday! Though not mentioned in the book, the boy who lived shares a birthday with his author: July 31st. Though not yet known to Harry, his birth date would play in

  • Comparing The Existing Hat And The Sorting Ceremony

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    In this essay, I'll tell you about how wizards and witches are sorted into houses at Hogwarts. When the students first come in, some maybe possess ideas about where they're going to go and to others, it doesn't matter. Regardless, all the students are sorted using the same process, the Sorting Hat, and the Sorting Ceremony. The Sorting Ceremony happens when new students enroll in Hogwarts and find out which of the houses fits them the best. The Sorting Hat acts different from any ordinary hat

  • Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

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    parents were killed by an evil wizard named Voldemort. Harry was the only one who survived and Hagrid, who was a gamekeeper at Hogwarts, took him to the Dursley’s front door step when he was a baby. Ever since that day, Harry believed that his life was miserable. Until one day, when it was Harry’s eleventh birthday, his entire life changed. Harry was invited to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and there he met his two best friends, Ron and Hermione. He also met his rival, Draco Malfoy.

  • Stone's Stone: Plot Summary Stone

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    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

  • Tragic Hero In Severus Snape

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    Severus Snape is first introduced to Harry Potter in his first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. It is clear that Snape does not like Harry. It’s easy for those watching Harry’s life unfold to hate Snape. In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, we can see that Harry Potter is the classic hero. What might go unnoticed, and is only fully revealed in this episode of the stories, is that Severus Snape exposes himself to be the tragic hero of the story. All of Snape’s characteristics

  • Hogwarts Research Paper

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    [center][i]Hogwarts, 1st Year:[/i][/center] The eventful trip to Diagon Alley gave Mathangi her first taste of the Wizarding World and left her hungry for more. For her, September 1st couldn’t come fast enough. When Dementors hitched a ride on Hogwarts Express, some of the enthusiasm she felt about her new school was literally sucked out of her. When the headmaster announced that the terrifying creatures were going to be there year-round because a convicted murderer was on the loose, she wondered

  • How Did The Change In Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

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    birthday since Hagrid came bursting in the light house with a cake and the letter from hogwart. In the middle of the book, Harry start his 1st year in Hogwart. His character change after knowing that he’s not alone and that he’s important.Harry become more confident and delighted. After Harry enrolled Hogwart he had many adventure such as flying on the blooming trying to get the Golden Snitch. After enrolling in Hogwart he forgot that he had a miserable life with

  • The Sorcerer's Stone Compare And Contrast

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    at Hogwarts provides the students with all aspects of living in a household through communal living. Upon arriving at Hogwarts, McGonagall even articulates this by saying, “The sorting is a very important ceremony because while you are here, your house will be something like your family within Hogwarts” (Rowling 114). This shows that in the little time Harry has entered Hogwarts, the concept of family and home has become associated with its setting. Another unique quality that makes Hogwarts more

  • Comparing Harry Potter And The Sorcerers Stone

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    his parents are wizards. Hagrid, who is one of the staff members at Hogwarts invites him to a school for Wizard, Hogwarts. This school Hogwarts has many similarities and differences from my school, and I don’t think I would really want to go to Hogwarts. First, Hogwarts is like my school, Kingsview because like Kingsview, Hogwarts has different classes they go to. For example, I go to Math first and after math, science. In Hogwarts they may go to potions and then flying. The classes are

  • Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone Essay

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    This story takes place mostly at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, but it also takes place in the home of Vernon and Petunia Dursley. Harry Potter, an eleven year old wizard, is living with his aunt and uncle after his parents are killed. For ten years, Harry had no idea he was a wizard until the day of his eleventh birthday. In chapter four, Hagrid-the keeper of the keys for Hogwarts- comes to take Harry school shopping and to take him to Hogwarts. When he gets there, the Dursleys

  • Harry Potter Initiation-Return

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    In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Harry goes through the hero’s journey where he has his departure, Initiation-Return. When he does leave his ordinary life to become a student at Hogwarts he doesn’t even know what he is getting himself into, Harry is brought into a new world leaving the Ordinary world he was a part of. Harry is called into adventure when Hagrid shows up on his birthday,“"Ah, go boil yet heads, both of yeh," said Hagrid. "Harry -- yer a wizard." There was silence inside the

  • Analysis Of Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone

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    He has five older brothers who all either went or are going to Hogwarts. This puts an enormous pressure on him. ‘Everyone expects me to do as well as the others, but if I do, it’s no big deal, because they did it first’ (p. 75, l. 15-17). This shows how he feels that he is often overlooked because of his brothers succes

  • Similarities Between Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

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    who tortures him everyday. When his eleventh birthday came up something extraordinary happened. Hagrid, a half-giant tells Harry Potter that he is a wizard. Hagrid took Harry to Diagon Alley, the wizard world, to get supplies for his first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. On his first day he made two friends, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. Harry stumbles into a corridor and was determined to find out what was in it. He goes and gets his father’s invisibility cloak so he can search

  • Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

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    finds out that he is a wizard, Harry is shown a completely different world that exists parallel to his own. This other world has magic and is populated by wizards and witches. Harry is quickly taken to Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry which is the setting for the majority of the book. Hogwarts is an ancient school built like a medieval castle. It is a huge building with many rooms, hallways and staircases. Each of the

  • Teens Should Be Allowed To Read Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince

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    that true friends will stay by their side because he might have one final day to spend with his true friends. Ron and Hermione have been his friends since they all started in their first year at Hogwarts. They have been on many new adventures with each other since the first year they meet on the Hogwarts Express. They always seem to get into fights with each other but they make up in the end and are still very good friends. Because true friends will stay by their side Harry has many fun adventures

  • The Role Of Isolation In George Orwell's Harry Potter

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    abilities and is scheduled for education in wizardry at Hogwarts Academy, a key pillar of the British magical community, which lives in strict covert isolation from untalented “muggles.” This message is delivered by the intimidating Hagrid, who lives on the school grounds on the edge of a Forbidden Forest. Hagrid, who is fascinated by all manner of magical creatures, becomes Harry’s first fast friend.

  • Harry Potter Gender Roles

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    Gender Roles and Christian Symbols in Harry Potter The novel series Harry Potter is one of the most successful series ever written. Today, it appears in more than sixty languages around the world. It is full of adventure and mystery that grabs the attention of readers, young and old. Influenced by Christianity and the many gender roles in today’s society, J.K. Rowling uses symbols, whether it be a person or an object, to portray her views throughout the Harry Potter series. J. K. Rowling is a

  • Gryffindor Monologue

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    Anna Timby 6CEH 10 - 28 - 15 Gryffindor Ah! There goes another one for Gryffindor! If it was time for the Sorting Ceremony, I am informed that I would definitely be in Gryffindor. Bravery, daring, and favoritism are all the reasons why Gryffindor is my house. Professor McGonagall would absolutely have the idea that Anna Timby would be in Gryffindor. Harry Potter and I are very alike so I know that Gryffindor is my house. Bravery is a skill of Gryffindor, which I have gained. My mom

  • Book Summary: 'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child'

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    ONE: Book Summary. Harry Potter and The Cursed Child The book begins at kings crossing where Harry, Ginny, Ron, Hermione, and Draco are all saying goodbye to there kids who are going to Hogwarts. On the train to Hogwarts Albus (harry's son) and Scorpius (draco's son) meet and become best friends. At Hogwarts they get sorted into their houses. Albus is put into the Slitherine which is not what he wanted. This causes a bad relationship with his dad. A few years later the ministry finds a time turner

  • Jk Rowling Research Paper

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    “We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.” -J.K. Rowling, 2008. J.K. Rowling is the author of the now famous series Harry Potter. She was able to overcome challenges to create a huge world that has inspired many people. J.K. Rowling created a famous book series, persisted to innovate these books, and illuminated the world. “Rowling worked on a book, the idea for which had reportedly occurred to her while she was traveling on a train