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What does harry potter scar symbolize?
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It is a symbol that was bestowed upon him after his parents died. Lord Voldemort knew that this "Wizard King" was born and would destroy him. In his efforts to kill him first, Harry's parents gave their lives to protect him. As part of a very ancient ritual, before her death, Harry's mother decreed that should Voldemort ever try to attempt to curse Harry, each curse would come back to him. Hence, the apparition of the scar. Therefore, the lightning shaped scar was the symbol of what separates Harry from the other magicians, sort of a mark of destiny and supremacy among the other wizards.
Posted by herappleness on August 1, 2009 at 7:40 AM (Answer #2)
it does represent anything voldie just tried to kill him and it backfired on him and left him with the scar
Posted by bigsis2011 on November 10, 2011 at 12:56 AM (Answer #3)
The way that J.K. Rowling had put it was that it was Harry's way of remembering that awful night when his father had died trying to save Harry and Lily Potter. Also, of his mother sacrifying herself for him. I think that it was a question that has been answered all along, but no one has yet to have answered it. I think that the scar symbolises that everything that had happened, happened for a reason. That lightening bolt scar represented the hardships that he would have to overcome before the wizarding community could be realized of the dark lord known as no other than, Lord Voldemort.
Posted by mpbeanie on October 28, 2009 at 12:43 PM (Answer #5)
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