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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Sirius Black dies amid a battle in the Department of Mysteries when his godson, Harry Potter, and other members of Dumbledore's Army are trying to prevent Death Eaters from getting hold of the...

Latest answer posted September 4, 2020, 11:08 am (UTC)

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

While the Harry Potter series as a whole is an exemplary example of the theme of "good versus evil," The Order of the Phoenix contains many additional themes. Among these are grief, coming-of-age,...

Latest answer posted June 27, 2016, 6:55 pm (UTC)

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Aside from the main settings of Hogwarts and the United Kingdom, there are several sub-settings that play a major part in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. 4 Privet Drive, Little Whinging,...

Latest answer posted May 9, 2007, 7:09 am (UTC)

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Loyalty has been a theme from the first book. Loyalty and bravery are Griffyndor's main traits. Yet it is in this book that loyalties are tested. For the first time, people have to choose...

Latest answer posted February 15, 2011, 6:09 pm (UTC)

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

The reason for this is that Dumbledore did not tell Harry about the prophecy that Trelawney made before Harry was born. Dumbledore wanted to protect Harry from knowing about the prophecy. By...

Latest answer posted August 22, 2011, 6:34 am (UTC)

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

In order to understand why Harry Potter is the protagonist in Order of the Phoenix, one must understand what "protagonist" means. A protagonist is the main figure in a story. Overall, even though...

Latest answer posted October 11, 2015, 11:13 pm (UTC)

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

During the welcoming feast of Harry's fifth year at Hogwarts, Dolores Umbridge, the new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher, interrupts Dumbledore to give a long winded speech filled with...

Latest answer posted June 10, 2019, 8:35 pm (UTC)

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Everyone else has already defined this, but I would like to add that the thestrals demonstrate a dramatic shift in the theme of the book. They are symbolic of death, but death as a natural and...

Latest answer posted February 15, 2011, 6:10 pm (UTC)

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

I agree with you. In books like Harry Potter, there are always going to be parts left out. If they put in every single event and happening, we'd have to pack dinner and probably breakfast for the...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2008, 8:14 pm (UTC)

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

While the series as a whole provides a lot of opportunity for both genders, it is usually blood-status that prevents characters from prevailing in the Harry Potter books. While there are few...

Latest answer posted September 14, 2016, 9:47 pm (UTC)

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Being 15 is hard for anyone. I remember reading a review of this book when it first came out, complaining that Harry is whiny and depressing. Isn't everyone at this age? Once he enters his fifth...

Latest answer posted February 15, 2011, 6:03 pm (UTC)

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

The Harry Potter series is about a boy, Harry Potter, who finds out on his eleventh birthday that his late mother and father were wizards who were murdered by an evil wizard, Voldemort. Voldemort...

Latest answer posted August 21, 2015, 1:22 am (UTC)

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