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    1. Explain the title. The main subject in the book is the philosopher’s stone and Harry Potter is the main character. And the title is ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ so it’s not that hard to understand the title. 2. Who is the author? What nationality is she? The author is Joanne Kathleen Rowling and she is from England. 3. In what area/ country is the story set? Harry Potter used to live in Godric's Hollow with his parents, until his parents were killed by Voldemort. After his parents

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    J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is written about an 11 year old boy, Harry Potter; a wizard who learns and grows into his position as a hero in the wizarding world, all while fighting against his enemy, and the wizarding world’s enemy, Voldemort. Harry’s character is set against a major feat throughout the novel in his effort to meet the expectations of the wizarding world as their hero. Harry is humble, and adventurous but lacks guidance in his role as a hero, a wizard,

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    The Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was the first novel of the harry potter series by author J.K. Rowling. The novel deals with two worlds, the real and the superstitious world.The book, which was J.K. Rowling's debut novel, was first published on 30 June 1997 by Bloomsbury in London. In 1998, Scholastic Corporation published another edition for the United States market under the name Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. The novel starts with the past events. The biggest black wizard Voldemort

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    Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: The Use and Abuse of Magic Magic is often portrayed as a two-dimensional force, an effortless concept that solely benefits all that are able to use it. In many forms of media such as television shows, magic serves as a phenomenon that simply grants any wish made. Conversely, magic in literature does not operate in that manner. In British author J.K. Rowling’s famous novel Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the objects used to perform magic illustrate

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    children’s stories as it allows the author to both avoid the mundane and drab world and deal with complicated issues under a veil which children will understand. This essay will look at the both the realms fantasy and reality in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, as well as the first thirteen issues of Superman. The struggles that the protagonists must face and how the separation from reality allows for children to absorb the complex moralities of right and wrong; the message of basic human virtues

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    A Literary Analysis of the Themes of Identity and Self-Realization in the Fantasy World of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling This literary analysis will define the importance of self-realization in the fantasy world of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling. Rowling’s fantasy world presents the challenges of a young boy, Harry Potter, that is trapped between the “real world” and the fantasy world of Hogwart’s School. Harry’s transport into the world of

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    The Opening Scenes of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring In recent years the fantasy genre has undergone a huge revival. Whereas it was once reserved for children's books of fairy tales, fantasy in both literature and film alike is increasingly becoming a more mainstream genre, enjoyed by people of all kinds. ==================================================================== Fantasy films are probably the most frequently

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    Discovery can lead an individual to new worlds and values, including emotional, intellectual or imaginative thoughts, with renewed perceptions of themselves and others. Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ and Rowling’s text “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” explores these notions through ‘Prospero’ and ‘Harry’, with themes of imprisonment, revenge and the art of magic and illusions, via repetition, symbolism, imagery and allusions. Imprisonment alters perceptions, misleading one to discovery complications

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    The Pseudoscience of the Modern World

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    The creation and development of Alchemy has been teeming with countless stories of philosophical theories, alchemic brilliance, and public ridicule and disgrace due to failure to create a legendary substance known as the Philosophers stone. As a result, this stone has been one of the most pursued objects of Europe an history providing the driving force for Alchemy. This sacred art is what pioneered the very first tools, process, and theories of modern chemistry (Alchemy). Current generations of Americans

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    FullMetlal Alchemist and Daoism

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    Alchemy Real Alchemy and the Alchemy used in Fullmetal Alchemist both start with similar bases, Chemistry. Though, in Fullmetal Alchemist the use of chemical science is only scene a few times, for example when Edward and Alphonse were attempting to bring back their mother, but even if not shown the thought is still there in the Law of Equivalent exchange. In the scene I stated above, they used a series of elements that a human body is made up of, they then mix these ingredients to help with the bases

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