Ministry of Magic Essays

  • The Role Of Government In Henry David Thoreau's Harry Potter

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    himself that Voldemort has returned, the Ministry sends a new Ministry-approved teacher, Dolores Umbridge, to be the new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher at Hogwarts. However, Umbridge soon begins to exceed the requirements of her job title, enforcing rules sent by the Ministry and using inhumane and painful punishments against students who attempt to disagree with her claims that they will never face a situation that requires defending themselves with magic. One of these students being Harry himself

  • Goblet Of Fire Analysis

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    cup, during which he encounters Lord Voldemort’s death eaters. After the scare, Harry Potter returns to Hogwarts School of Wizardry, where the Triwizard tournament is about to commence. Only three students, each representing one of the three schools magic namely Hogwarts, Beauxbatons and Durmstrang, can participate; however, this year sees a fourth participant, Harry. Despite being below seventeen years old, the goblet of fire selects him causing everyone to suspect Harry of cheating. During the tournament

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

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    (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. People start to hear about it and the word got around. Amos Diggory goes to Harry's house and demands he goes back in time to save Cedric from dieing. While they are talking Albus hears this and decide

  • The Maze Runner Analysis

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    The maze runner is a young adult, science fiction and post-apocalyptic book that has the purpose of introducing the reader into a fantasy world where things can get a little out of control and surviving remains the main focus. The story starts mysteriously with the title character named Thomas, a teenage boy, who wakes up with no memory after arriving with a moving box into a Glade surrounded by a Maze. The book explores different psychological stages of the characters and help up understand how

  • Lord Ballister Blackheart: The Unsung Hero

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    Lord Ballister Blackheart: The Unsung Hero British novelist J.K Rowling bestseller series, Harry Potter, introduce Muggle readers to the magical world of the boy who lived attending Hogwarts with countless twisted plots and characters. Professor Severus Snape was the mysterious inhospitable complex character center for his alliances with the main antagonist Lord Voldemort and headmaster Albus Dumbledore. In the seventh and final book, The Deathly Hallows, a dying Snape passes his memories

  • Deception And Ignorance In Stephen King's Different Seasons

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    Amanda O’Neal Critical Reasoning Thursday 4-6 Welsh-Stamos Deception and Ignorance Lies, deception, trickery, and ignorance run rampant through Stephen King’s collection of short stories, Different Seasons. In all 4, a character is either deceptive, deceived, or willingly denies the truth in a way that alters the ending of the story. This consistent theme across all 4 stories shows that King likely believed there were two forms of deceit: the one done unto others and the one done unto one’s self

  • Tragicomedy In Amphitryon

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    Tragicomedy and Meta-theater in The Amphitryon The playwright Plautus was famous for his capability to please the Roman audience, who above all wanted to laugh and have fun at the theater, while forgetting the daily worries. Therefore, the priority for Plautus was to risum movere, to entertain the audience through either the humor of the situation or the humor of the words. The play Amphitryon is about Jupiter who is in love with Alcmene and decides to take advantage of the fact that her husband

  • Comparison Of Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

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    HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER 'S STONE Harry Potter is the boy who lived, he is the only one who survives the cruel attack of The Dark Lord. Voldemort kills Harry 's parents along with numerous other witches and wizards back in war days in the wizarding world. 1 year old orphan is left on his mean Aunt Petunia 's porch who is ashamed of being related to any kind of magical person. Therefore, his aunt and uncle raise Harry without letting him know anything either about his parents or about his magical

  • Suspense In Chris Wooding's Malice Essay

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    Luke, the main character in Chris Wooding’s horror novel Malice, lives in modern-day London where he tries a ritual in a comic book called Malice that makes a person named Tall Jake come and take the person, that did the ritual, away from the real world into Malice. Everyone who’s heard of the book believes that it’s a rumor and wouldn’t happen but Luke disappears the next day, leaving his friends Seth and Kady wondering if the rumor is actually true. Seth and Kady go to Luke’s house to see if there’s

  • 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

  • Supernatural Theories

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    The television show chosen to detect various personality types is the current twelve season phenomenon known as Supernatural. Beginning the analyzation with the show’s backstory/main storyline; two brothers are raised by their father, who eventually ends up teaching them how to hunt and obliterate the supernatural. This takes place the second their mother passes, due to a demon incident. These brother’s names are: Sam and Dean Winchester, and throughout the seasons they learn how to banish/disintegrate

  • Fantastic Beast And Where To Find Them Analysis

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    “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" premiered two weeks ago and the film seems to be just another chapter of the "Harry Potter" series. However, although it has the same magical set as the Potter series, it is really different from the well-loved Potter movies. Incidentally, just like HP, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them“ will also have sequels. Currently, it was reported that four more stories are in the making. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" was set in year 1926 and

  • Miss Peregrine's Home For Buried Children Literary Analysis

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    In the book, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, a character named Jacob goes through many dangerous adventures after the death of his grandfather in order to discover interesting secrets. The book, which is a fantasy, focused on the horrifying experience a teenager encountered after the death of his grandfather. While he believes his life at home is all there is, Jacob soon finds out that there is a whole new world waiting to be discovered. This breathtaking novel contains

  • Harry Potter Lord Of The Rings Jungian Analysis

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    The following essay will be on the investigation of good and evil magicians in ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings’ from a Jungian perspective. The heptalogy ‘Harry Potter’ was written by J.K.Rowling from 1991 until 2007; it tells the story of Harry Potter growing up and fighting the evil magician Lord Voldemort. In this fight he is being supported by Professor Dumbledore, the headmaster of his school. The pentalogy ‘The Lord of the Rings’ was written by J.R.R. Tolkien; it is about Frodo Baggins

  • The Hero's Quest In Beowulf

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    The steps of an archetypal hero quest have been introduced in hundreds of books over time. In all hero quest, the journey of the hero is described differently, but the hero usually endures the stages of a common hero quest story. The stories have similar ideas as well as similar hero adventures. The quest includes an inner battle or decision within the character that leads to a positive change or outcome involving the character’s actions. The book Beowulf, is a prime example of a hero quest despite

  • The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Analysis

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    In the 2003 novel, The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger, by Stephen King, starts the journey of Roland Deschain, the last Gunslinger. This is the first book of eight in a series which tells the story of the Dark Tower. Roland is on a quest to find the Man in Black, and he encounters humans, demons, and many unearthly beings throughout his travels. In the middle of the desert, Roland encounters a boy named Jake Chambers, who, like anyone else, he does not think he can trust. Despite this, Roland decides

  • The Lightning Thief Summary

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    The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan follows Perseus Jackson, a somewhat troubled boy, who seems to have the worst luck! Not long into the book Percy discovers that he is a demigod; half god half mortal, and that this is the main cause of all his issues. With this new knowledge and Grover his satyr best friend , Percy treks to Camp Half Blood the only safe place for demigods like him. There he meets Annabeth Chase, daughter of Athena and it is revealed that he is a son of Poseidon, and the supposed

  • Similarities Between Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

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    In Harry Potter and the sorcerer 's stone, Harry goes through several steps in order to become a hero. The first being, the ordinary world. In the beginning of both the movie and the book Harry lives a normal life, with the exception of the treatment from his awful aunt and uncle. Many scenes in the movie show that Harry is meant to do and be more, but for now, his journey must begin in an ordinary world. His next step is the call to adventure. The first time Harry is shown doing something magical

  • A Brief Summary Of Jareth's Time In The Labyrinth

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    It has been over a decade since Sarah defeated The Goblin King and rescued her baby half-brother, Toby, from his kingdom. Jareth, the Goblin King, has watched as Toby grows up, secretly giving him everything he desired regardless of its attainability, propriety, or scale. Through the years, Toby noticed that his wishes were often fulfilled but never understood why having no memories of his time in the Labyrinth. Jareth lures Toby into his Kingdom by having one of his goblins steal his homework, the

  • Wizard Of Earthsea Movie Analysis

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    In watching the film, Donnie Darko and reading the novel, A Wizard of Earthsea, I noticed some similarities and some differences. Both books include a portrayal of the typical teenager’s maturation process. Now, which one does the best at portraying this process is another story. I personally think the novel, A Wizard of Earthsea does a better job at portraying the maturation process because it shows multiple stages and obstacles that Ged faced during his maturation process, unlike in the film Donnie