It was a novel based on the fanciful life of wizards. The book was the first part of the Harry Potter series written by J. K. Rowling. The novel was very well received and critically appraised. Rowling…
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The character and essence of Voldemort is an essential part of the novel and Rowling has used her skill to make it an interesting and influential character in Harry’s life and the story.
The novel starts with the life of Harry Potter with his parents and then eventually with the Dursley family. He learns that he is a wizard and is sent to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He makes two best friends there named Ron and Hermione. The three friends start searching for mysterious connections at Hogwarts. On Christmas they discover the three-headed guard dog which guards the Sorcerer’s Stone. This stone is capable of giving unlimited wealth and eternal life to the owner. It belongs to the old partner of Dumbledore, the head of Hogwarts (Rowling 75).
After that Hagrid, a giant who gets Harry admission to Hogwarts, gets a dragon egg as a win of the poker game. Owning dragons was illegal hence Harry, Ron, and Hermione are caught and punished. For their punishment, they were sent to the enchanted forest to search for the one who had been killing unicorns. Harry finds a man in the forest who is wearing a hood and is drinking the blood of a unicorn. That man attacks Harry but Harry is saved by a man who tells him that the person who attacked him was Voldemort (Rowling 159). Voldemort is the same person who was trying to steal the Sorcerer’s Stone, and who had murdered Harry’s parents when Harry was just one year old. He had attacked harry back then also but it was unsuccessful.
Harry decides to stop Voldemort and thus plans to get the stone before he does. Along with his friends he sneaks in the night and passes the guard dog. However, Harry is caught and there are orders for him to die. It is shown that Voldemort is the one who caught him and ordered him to die in someone else’s body. There is a struggle and a fight and Harry is
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In the last twenty years, the nature of children’s literature has changed. Children’s literature has begun to engage in discourse the directly confronts the darker and less joyous sides of life. Death, child abuse, and murder have all become topics in which children’s literature have begun to create dialogues that bring the dark nature of reality into fantasy worlds.
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that the psychological environment is the master of our development. This means that our behavior is "molded" by experiences, like clay in the hands of a sculptor. As we grow, we are being formed by the environment around us - our parents and relatives, our home, the school and institutions and the neighborhood we live and come in contact with.
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Therefore, such educational systems come into being which do not assist a child in developing himself/herself as a proficient reader, the results of which are seen in the lack of general understanding of text, and the ultimate lack of interest toward studies.
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the way she is shown to always know what the most appropriate remedy for a particular evil the three of them (Harry, Ron and herself) are encountering at a particular time is. It was because of her smartness that the sorting hat had almost escorted her to the Ravenclaw House.
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