She stated that her idea for “this scrawny, black-haired, bespectacled boy who didn’t know he was a wizard became more and more real to me”. Harry had to be an read full harry potter books online free pdf—so that he’s a free agent, with no fear of letting down his parents, disappointing them Hogwarts has to be a boarding school—half the important stuff happens at night! Having a child of my own reinforces my belief that children above all want security, and that’s what Hogwarts offers Harry.
Her own mother’s death on 30 December 1990 inspired Rowling to write Harry as a boy longing for his dead parents, his anguish becoming “much deeper, much more real” than in earlier drafts because she related to it herself. Finally, she established Harry’s birth date as 31 July, the same as her own. However, she maintained that Harry was not directly based on any real-life person: “he came just out of a part of me”. Harry and identify with him, I am pleased, because I think he is very likeable. He attempted to kill Harry too, but was unsuccessful and only left a lightning bolt shaped scar on Harry’s forehead. Voldemort’s body was destroyed, but his soul was not.
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Harry later learns that the reason why he survived was because his mother sacrificed herself for him, and her love was something that Voldemort could not destroy. He killed Harry’s parents, and then he tried to kill Harry—he tried to curse him. Harry has to find out, before we find out. And for some mysterious reason, the curse didn’t work on Harry.
So he’s left with this lightning-bolt shaped scar on his forehead, and the curse rebounded upon the evil wizard who has been in hiding ever since”. Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. There he learns about the wizarding world, his parents, and his connection to the Dark Lord. Snape on a sadistic teacher of hers who abused his power. Harry’s deepest desire, namely to see his dead parents and family. When Muggle-born students are suddenly being Petrified, many suspect that Harry may be behind the attacks, further alienating him from his peers.
In the climax, Ginny disappears. To rescue her, Harry battles Riddle and the monster he controls that is hidden in the Chamber of Secrets. In doing so, Dumbledore later restores Harry’s self-esteem by explaining that that feat is clear proof of his worthiness of his present house. When Pettigrew escapes, an innocent Sirius becomes a hunted fugitive once again. Harry learns how to create a Patronus, which takes the form of a stag, the same as his late father’s. Harry’s horizons are literally and metaphorically widening as he grows older. Voldemort uses the Tournament for an elaborate scheme to lure Harry into a deadly trap.