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''Yet Harry Potter was still there, asleep at the moment, but not for long.'' (Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone)
label History
J. K. Rowling is a Brittan writer, well-known from it popular books collection named Harry Potter .
In 1990, when she traveled with a train between Manchester and London, she had a powerful moment of inspiration, in this way in her mind appeared the outline of a little boy with round glasses, Harry Potter, that will become the main character for the seven books from the collection.
J. K. Rowling states that from the age of six I started to write without stopping, but I have never been so enthusiastic from other ideas. Simply, I was staying and thinking, during the four hours, waiting for the train to come and all of the details came into my mind, and a idea of the little boy with black hair, glasses and who did not know that he was a wizard, became so real for me. In the same time she said that she started with Harry and the rest of the characters and actions have came at her in a cursive way. The patterns for the figures that will appear in the books were real people she knew : teachers, friends and even herself as Hermione.
At the end of that year, her mother died and her work at Harry Potter help her to get over the unfortunate event. Even though this changed her writing in a radically way, she started to put more accent on the death of Harry’s parents, as she knew how he would have felt.
In 1993, J.K Rowling was diagnosed with clinical depression, fact that made her to think about committing suicide. Through this disease, Dementors came to light, those creatures that absorb the souls from people bodies.
dashboard The years of publication
1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone / Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (USA) - 1997
2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - 1998
3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - 1999
4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - 2000
5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - 2003
6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - 2005
7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - 2006
language The Story
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is the first book from the collection, in which are said the adventures of a young boy of eleven years who just finds out that he is a wizard, as his parents, who died ten years ago. Also he is very well-known in the sorcerer world, even becoming a legend among them, by being the only one who could confront the Lord Voldemort. In this part, Harry goes to study at Hogwarts, where he makes from Ron Weasly and Hermonie Granger his best friends. At this magic school he learns to control his powers and he has the first battle with a part of Voldemort. In the end, he manages to win, with the help of his friends.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is the second book which continues the adventures of the little boy. The second year at Hogwarts brings new that consists in Harry discovering a strange dairy that belongs to Tom Riddle. When Hogwarts is threatened by the Chamber of Secrets which was opened, it created a great panic among all of them. And when Ron’s little sister, Ginny, is missing in the Chamber of Secrets, the three friends starts looking for her. In this way, Harry gets in this chamber and it opens it with the help of Reptomite, the language of reptiles. There he will fight with Tom Riddle, the ghost of the young Voldemort from when he was a student at Hogwarts. At the end, Ginny is pulled out of the room and everything finishes as it should be.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is the third book, that brings Harry close to one of his parents friends, Sirius Black, which is also his Godfather. Sirius was considered responsible for the death of many Muggles, but also for Harry’s parents death. He also escapes from the most well-guarded prison from wizard’s world, Azkaban, wanting to take revenge for the true culprit of Harry’s parents murder, Peter Pettigrew. The ends presents Harry being happy for meeting his Godfather.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, the fourth book from collection, continues the battle between Harry Potter and Lord of Darkness. In this book Harry becomes closer and closer of Voldemort’s thoughts and he realizes that something bad is about to come. In this year at Hogwarts, The tournament of the three wizards will be organized. Harry, without his will, is forced to enter in the competition at all probes. At the last part of the tournament , him and another student from Hogwarts, Cedric Diaggory, are teleported in another part of the wizards world, a graveyard, where Voldemort kills Cedric and with Harry’s blood he will return at his human shape. In this way, the plot continues with Lord of the Darkness being revived.
Harry Potter and the Order of Pheonix, is the fifth book, where Harry must deal with a new principal placed in charge by the Minister in order to control Hogwarts, named Dolores Umbridge. He knows that The Darkness Lord came back and so, with the help of his good friends, Ron and Harmonie, he creates an army to confront him. The young Harry it is not believed by the rest of people and the minister, so that when he fights with Voldemort from inside the building of the Minister of magic, Sirius Black will be killed and just now the ministry of magic realizes that Harry was right and they will start to take action in order to protect the Magic World against Voldemort.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the second last book of the series, emphasizes the relation between Dumbledore, Hogwarts director, and Tom Riddle, also called Voldemort. Dumbledore starts to confess to Harry by showing him some precious memories related to The Lord of Darkness in order to help Harry with finding the Horcruxs that are basically parts of his soul. The diary of Tom, from the 2nd book, is one of these objects. Later , Harry and Dumbledore begin the search and destruction of Horcruxes. At the time of returning at Hogwarts, Dumbledore is killed by the Teacher Snape, one of his friends, a follower of the Dark Lord.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, is the last book of the series, where Harry turns seventeen years old, continues the process of searching and destroying the Horcruxes, together with the help of Ron and Hermione. Step by step, they succeed in finding and destroying a few of these objects, in the end finding out that in order to kill Voldemort, Harry should die, himself being one of the horcruxes. He is killed and revived with the stone of revival, one of the three Deathly Hallows. At the final, Harry's army will fight with the Lord of Darkness, and their victory represents the end of the era of darkness in the wizards world.
The epilogue of the story presents Harry and his best friends after nineteen years, on the London subway platform ¾ , taking their children on the first year at the school of Magic and Witchcraft, Hogwarts.
movie Screenings
The movies series is based on the books of J.K.Rowling, Harry Potter, and it is the first series in the world whose profits exceed 5 millions dollars.
Some of the most renowned actors of the United Kingdom and Ireland have voiced or portrayed characters appearing in the Harry Potter film series. Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson have played Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermonie Granger in all the films. When they were cast only Radcliffe had previously acted in a film.
The locations in which the movies are filmed are all over UK. The scenes which implies the phenomenal castle Hogwarts actually represents pieces of important buildings from Great Britan like : Harrow School, Lacock Abbey, Lacock, Wiltshire, but also Durham Cathedral, County Durham, Alnwick Castle and Northumberland.
queue The impact of the series Harry Potter
The impact of the series Harry Potter is so deep that the fans created social networks like: The Leaky Cauldron and Mugglenet. Harry Potter inspired the creation of a new musical genre, named Wizard Rock or, by its short name, Wrock. Between thirteen and fourteen November 2011, the fourth World Coup of Qu classdtich ( a sportive game inspired by Harry Potter's books ) took place in New York.
Andrew Slack and Paul DeGeorge founded in 2005, The Harry Potter Alliance (HPA), an organization which has the mission of contributing to changing the world, using the message from the books. The crisis from Darfur ( Sudan ) and aiding the ones affected in the Haiti earthquake, are two of the problems in which members of HPA were involved.
supervisor_account How important was Harry Potter from the main actors?
Daniel: Hello, I don’t think the end of the story happens tonight because each and every person not only in this square but also watching around the world do will see this film and who have followed these films over the last ten years will carry the story with them through the rest of their lives and will affect what they do… and every opportunity I get from now on, it all comes back from the fact that I got very, very lucky when I was eleven.
Emma: I’m going to voice what I think everyone in the crowd was already thinking which is that Dan didn’t get lucky, you were and are the perfect Harry and will be forever...I want to say thank you to, David Barron and David Heyman, umm, you both have been like fathers to me...I am so grateful she is every bit as strong and beautiful and great as she is in the book and I’m very grateful.
Ron: A year ago when they finished I kind of thought I was kind of coming to terms to it and able to move one but this really has been such an important part of my life and yea, I want to thank all of you, just made these ten years, the best half of my life and I’m just so pleased of sharing with you to because I love you, I really do and, of God… I’m never going to have this again...Finding it hard to now, string together coherence sentences because is truly emotional , i really appreciate what have you for ginger people.