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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

What was one thing in the envelope Ron sent Harry on his birthday?

It's the early hours of the morning, and Harry Potter's been thirteen years old for all of one hour. Harry isn't really expecting much from his birthday; he certainly doesn't expect any presents....

Latest answer posted May 24, 2018 12:51 pm UTC

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

What is the moral of this story or the lesson to be learned?

In this book, Harry learns about the power he has within himself when he casts the Patronus spell to save himself and his godfather, Sirius Black, from the dementors. He originally thought that...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2017 3:21 pm UTC

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

What are the themes in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban?  

There are many themes present within J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, many of which address and critique real human and social issues. One of the most prominent themes is...

Latest answer posted August 24, 2016 2:26 am UTC

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What is the setting of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban?

There is a long and really excellent discussion of the setting of this book in the eNotes summary. Please follow the link. In general, this book is set at Hogwarts just as each of the first six...

Latest answer posted December 15, 2010 11:06 pm UTC

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Who is the antagonist in the novel Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban?

The true antagonist in this novel is, as usual, Voldemort. However, for a long time it appears to be Sirius Black. Many around Harry are sure that Black, who has escaped from Azkaban prison, is a...

Latest answer posted June 13, 2019 8:47 pm UTC

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

How does the movie Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban relate to the real world today?

There is an atmosphere of fear in the movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban because a prisoner escapes from a supposedly inescapable prison. At the beginning of the movie, we see how the...

Latest answer posted July 27, 2016 7:20 pm UTC

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How does the movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban present the idea of good vs evil? 

In the third installment of Harry Potter, Harry learns that he is being targeted by a murderer named Sirius Black who has escaped from the mysterious Azkaban Prison. Azkaban is guarded by...

Latest answer posted July 27, 2016 6:44 pm UTC

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One theme is redemption. Describe two examples of this theme from the story.

Another example of redemption in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is Buckbeak the hippogriff. Buckbeak is really an elegant creature that requires certain rules be followed when...

Latest answer posted April 28, 2010 11:02 am UTC

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How and why does Peter manage to escape in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban?

After Sirius and Lupin reveal Ron’s pet rat, Scabbers, to actually be a long-thought dead Animagus named Peter Pettigrew, Peter is able to procure a wand and turn back into a rat after the group...

Latest answer posted May 16, 2020 3:17 am UTC

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

I need an some cool writing prompts or interesting questions for a student to complete while reading Harry Potter and...

One possibility: "Choose ten sentences from ten different sections of the book and explain, in detail, why each of those sentences is effectively written. What makes them memorable? What makes...

Latest answer posted September 5, 2011 3:24 pm UTC

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