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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

What does Harry Potter's scar symbolize?

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...

Latest answer posted August 1, 2009 7:40 am UTC

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Why can't Harry see thestrals before he saw Cedric dying, because he saw his mum dying?

In the "Chamber of Secrets" Harry can't see the thestrals because he did not actually see the death of his mother. He was a newborn baby and his mother was covering his body to protect him. She...

Latest answer posted July 2, 2009 8:18 am UTC

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What are the main settings of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets? What are the main settings of Harry Potter...

In each book in the series, Harry travels along the hero's journey. The journey begins in the real world, the hero's world. This is why Harry always has to return to the Muggle World setting in...

Latest answer posted February 15, 2011 4:19 pm UTC

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Throughout the Harry Potter series, the Dursleys treat Harry very cruelly in regards to his magic. How does fear...

We might feel at least a little sympathy for the Dursleys, awful as they are to Harry, because they are driven by a deep horror of magic. This is understandable because Petunia Evans, now Mrs....

Latest answer posted May 20, 2020 2:49 am UTC

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Who are the main characters in "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?"

It's sort of up to interpretation who counts as main characters, but here goes: Harry Potter -- 12 year old wizard Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger -- his best friends and fellow Gryffindors Dobby...

Latest answer posted October 18, 2009 10:38 pm UTC

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How does Harry change throughout the second book, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, young Harry Potter must fight an evil presence that's roaming the halls of Hogwarts and attacking residents of the school. In this novel, Harry begins to...

Latest answer posted January 16, 2019 12:22 am UTC

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What is the setting in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

Although there are a number of locations in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the most important setting is the one that is shared by most of the novels: Hogwarts University, the school...

Latest answer posted September 19, 2012 7:54 pm UTC

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is severous snape really harry's dad im so confused did he just love lilly

No! Unequivocally no. Severus Snape is not Harry’s father. J. K. Rowlings, author of the Harry Potter series, went to a great deal of trouble creating unique characters who shared common...

Latest answer posted November 7, 2011 11:50 pm UTC

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about harry potter what do you think about harry potter?

I must admit I really enjoyed the entire Harry Potter collection, and read them incredibly quickly. I think we are all drawn to an orphan boy with magical powers, and the struggles that he faces in...

Latest answer posted July 14, 2011 10:30 pm UTC

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What is the summary for Chapter 2 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

Chapter 2 – Dobby’s WarningOn the bed is a small, excitable creature with large, bat-like ears, a long thin nose and bulging big green eyes – the eyes Harry’d seen in the hedge. Named Dobby, he...

Latest answer posted January 9, 2009 8:55 am UTC

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What is a summary of the book Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets starts at Privet Drive, where Harry's Uncle Vernon and Aunt Petunia are preparing for a meeting with one of Vernon's potential clients. For the meeting,...

Latest answer posted December 16, 2015 12:39 am UTC

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What is the setting of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

The main setting for the novel Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Hogwarts for short. It is a magical school for young witches and wizards...

Latest answer posted October 26, 2018 8:07 am UTC

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In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, why is uncle Vernon so upset about Harry's ues of the "M" word?

I assume that when you say "the 'M' word," you mean "magic." Uncle Vernon and Aunt Petunia are very strongly against the use of magic and even against its existence. They are both ashamed of the...

Latest answer posted January 14, 2010 10:06 pm UTC

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Harry Potter/Holocaust similarities. As I was reading the seventh Harry Potter book, I was surprised at how closely...

I do agree that Lord of the Rings is not historically allegorical, although it is easy to see the similarities. This is because the book focuses on large themes present throughout society. On the...

Latest answer posted February 14, 2011 8:39 am UTC

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What is the summary for Chapter 1 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

Harry is back at Privet Drive, living with the Dursleys, who are all very unhappy that he is a wizard. They have locked all of his magical belongings in the cupboard under the stairs and have...

Latest answer posted January 9, 2009 12:59 pm UTC

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What is the summary for Chapter 17 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

In the Chamber, Harry finds Ginny, still alive, but unresponsive. Tom Riddle steps out of the darkness and Harry asks for his help. Tom, a memory from the diary, has been corresponding with Ginny...

Latest answer posted January 10, 2009 3:46 am UTC

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What is the summary for Chapter 8 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

School continues and by October, everyone is into the routine. Harry is heading in from Quidditch practice when he runs into Nearly Headless Nick, who is upset about not being accepted into the...

Latest answer posted January 9, 2009 1:53 pm UTC

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What are the main differences between the Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets book and the movie?

The major difference between the book and the movie is that the movie has a number of scenes that are added as a way to make the movie more visually exciting. For example, in the book Ron and...

Latest answer posted December 1, 2011 2:26 pm UTC

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What happens in chapter 5 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

In chapter 5 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry and Ron are prevented from accessing Platform 9 and 3/4 when the brick wall remains solid during their traversal attempt. So, in a fit...

Latest answer posted May 29, 2019 1:17 pm UTC

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What is the summary for Chapter 4 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

Chapter 4: At Flourish and BlottsEveryone gets a book list from Hogwarts, and Ron has a letter from Hermione suggesting they meet in Diagon Alley. Ron’s older brother Percy – a Hogwart’s prefect...

Latest answer posted January 9, 2009 10:56 am UTC

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Why did Uncle Vernon lock Harry in his room in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

Uncle Vernon locks Harry in his room as punishment because he learned that Harry wasn't allowed to do magic outside of school, which made Uncle Vernon feel much less afraid of Harry. Harry is being...

Latest answer posted August 22, 2019 4:46 pm UTC

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Summarize the story.

Despite warning of danger and obstacles by the house elf Dobby, Harry returns to Hogwarts for his second year by Weasley’s flying car after spending part of his summer with the Dursleys and the...

Latest answer posted January 15, 2018 3:59 am UTC

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What is the summary for Chapter 3 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

Chapter 3 – The BurrowRon and his brothers Fred and George are hovering outside Harry’s window in an enchanted old car. This doesn’t violate the no underage magic rule, since Ron’s Dad is the one...

Latest answer posted January 9, 2009 10:00 am UTC

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What is the summary for Chapter 7 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

Harry is dealing with the stresses of school and looking forward to the weekend. He is awaken by Oliver Wood early on Saturday morning for Quidditch practice. As he heads to the practice, Colin...

Latest answer posted January 9, 2009 12:42 pm UTC

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What is the summary for Chapter 10 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

Lockhart makes Harry his teacher's pet, and begins bringing him up to the front of the class to act out stories from his books. Capitalizing on Lockhart's vanity, the students ask him for...

Latest answer posted January 9, 2009 8:46 pm UTC

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What is the climax of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is set in Harry Potter's second year at Hogwarts. In it, there is a mysterious string of petrifications among the school's students. Meanwhile, Harry...

Latest answer posted September 22, 2019 12:59 am UTC

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how does a flying car in harry potter and chamber of scerets play against the expectations of fantasy genre?

Many fantasy novels deal in pure fantasy, meaning that they invent entire worlds. In the typical fantasy novel, the world inhabited by the characters may resemble our own, but it will generally be...

Latest answer posted October 9, 2013 8:55 pm UTC

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What is the summary for Chapter 5 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

Chapter 5: The Whomping Willow Summer comes to an end, and Harry and the Weasleys arrive at platform nine and three-quarters for the Hogwarts train. Everyone gets through the barrier except Harry...

Latest answer posted January 9, 2009 11:37 am UTC

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What is the summary for Chapter 6 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

The next morning as Harry is sitting with his friends at breakfast, Ron receives something called a Howler in the mail. Mrs. Weasley's angry voice fills the Great Hall as she yells at him for...

Latest answer posted January 9, 2009 1:34 pm UTC

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What is the summary for Chapter 9 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

When a very upset Filch arrives, he accuses Harry of murdering Mrs. Norris. Harry and his friends, Filch, and the professors go to Lockhart's office and Dumbledore examines Mrs. Norris, determining...

Latest answer posted January 9, 2009 2:16 pm UTC

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What is the summary for Chapter 11 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

Harry is released from the infirmary and finds Ron and Hermione in Moaning Myrtle's bathroom working on the potion, which is only half finished. Fear is sweeping the school, and people are buying...

Latest answer posted January 10, 2009 1:42 am UTC

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What is the summary for Chapter 12 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

Harry is left in Dumbledore's office, and sees the Sorting Hat. He puts it on to find out if he was put in the right House, and the hat tells him that he would have done really well in Slytherin....

Latest answer posted January 10, 2009 2:03 am UTC

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What is the summary for Chapter 13 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

Hermione stays in the hospital wing for a week while the potion wears off. Harry and Ron visit her, and on the way out they find Filch upset about water coming from Moaning Myrtle's bathroom....

Latest answer posted January 10, 2009 2:26 am UTC

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What is the summary for Chapter 14 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

Harry, Ron, and Hermione don't want to believe that Hagrid was responsible for opening the Chamber. Over Easter, the students choose their classes for the next year, and Harry doesn't know what...

Latest answer posted January 10, 2009 2:48 am UTC

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What is the summary for Chapter 15 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

With Dumbledore gone, the school is terrified. Harry and Ron try to think of what Hagrid's statement about the spiders might mean, but they can't find any spiders in the castle. Malfoy is the only...

Latest answer posted January 10, 2009 3:08 am UTC

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What is the summary for Chapter 16 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

Unfortunately, with everyone being watched so carefully, the boys cannot get to Moaning Myrtle's bathroom. In class, it is announced that exams are a week away, and that the mandrakes are almost...

Latest answer posted January 10, 2009 3:25 am UTC

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What is the summary for Chapter 18 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

In the office, Harry tells the Weasleys, McGonagall, and Dumbledore (who is back) everything that happened. Harry gives Dumbledore Tom Riddle's diary, and Dumbledore tells them all that Tom Riddle...

Latest answer posted January 10, 2009 4:10 am UTC

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why childrens  like the character of harry potter very much? why childrens  like the character of harry potter very...

Children are attracted to Harry Potter because magic has always been interesting for most people. Harry Potter is also an underdog, and it's fun for kids to see that you can be small and nerdy and...

Latest answer posted February 15, 2011 4:16 pm UTC

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