An Analysis of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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An analysis of Harry Potter in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
The themes of sacrifice, compassion, and the boundless fight of good versus evil are all majorly discussed terms naturally found in New Testament script. The themes found in Biblical script are also explained in fictional literature because these themes are popular qualities for most characters in many books and stories. Authors typically love to use these, which is the reason that most fantasy stories make allusions to the religious writings. Probably the most over used idea in literature is the war between good and evil. This is especially true in the Harry Potter Series and, most recently, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is a novel from an epic book series that details a story about a boy who escapes death from the most infamously powerful wizard of all time, Voldemort. This book is the final tale of the series which entails Harry Potter’s final battle with Voldemort and the events leading up to it. Before Harry can fight Voldemort, however, difficult decisions are posed against him. Those decisions lead to solutions that force Harry into circumstances that put his life at risk as well as the life of others. Sacrifices play a keen role in Harry’s success in the fight against good and evil, as they are the only true method to destroy Voldemort. Harry wonders how he has survived the most deadly magical curse of all, the Avada Kedavra, while his parents did not. Even Harry’s two best friends, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, who have known him throughout his life, cannot even begin to understand how he feels about the dilemma, as they have parents who are both alive and well. Not having parents; however, has allowed Harry to remain humble in his personality. Harry’s heroic actions and ideas lead to the character as being a major example of sacrifice and compassion, as well as the vanquisher of evil and a symbol of Christ.

Harry does not wish...
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