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What are the sub-settings in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix?

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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, the home of the Dursleys, is a place of never ending torture for Harry. New settings are introduced in this book including Twelve Grimmauld Place, the former home of Sirius Black’s family. It is a place filled with dark magical items, but it is also the headquarters of the Order of the Phoenix. Even though filled with reminders of dark magic and of the war brewing, it is a happy place for Harry because it serves as a hiding place for his godfather Sirius, the closest thing to family that he has...

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Being such a long book, the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix features many, many different settings. These include Sirius Black's old home, the headquarters of the titular Order of the Phoenix, and the many different rooms inside the Black House. Of course there are also the many rooms inside Hogwarts that were featured in the story. Some prominent sub-settings would include the Room of Requirement, where DA meetings were held, Dumbledore's office, where he fended off four Ministry officials before making his escape, Umbridge's office, where Harry was forced to undergo several torturous detentions and an illegal attempted questioning, and many more.

It would be hard to list every single one of the settings in Order of the Phoenix. This book, like all the other Harry Potter books, describes a year at Hogwarts on an almost daily basis, so there are bound to be a lot of different settings.