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Christ Figures as explained by Lloyd Baugh and the film Harry Potter And the Prisoner of Azkaban:
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...Azkaban. Harry and Sirius Black (and to some extent, Harry’s late father) share some characteristics of a Christ-figure, but by Baugh’s definitions, Harry seems to come out as the central one. Listing every aspect of the cinematic Christ-figure that Baugh outlines... Lloyd Baugh’s book Imaging the Divine: Jesus and Christ-Figures in Film lays out an interesting set of qualifications for a character in a film to beconsidered a symbolic representation of Jesus, or Christ-figure. A surprising number of these qualifications can be found in Harry Potter, titular protagonist of the Harry Potter series of books and movies, and most especially in the second film in the series, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of...
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Saving the Day: Harry Potter as Christ-Figure
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...Azkaban. Harry and Sirius Black (and to some extent, Harry’s late father) share some characteristics of a Christ-figure, but by Baugh’s definitions, Harry seems to come out as the central one. Listing every aspect of the cinematic Christ-figure that Baugh... ? Lloyd Baugh’s book Imaging the Divine: Jesus and Christ-Figures in Film lays out an interesting set of qualifications for a character in a film to be considered a symbolic representation of Jesus, or Christ-figure. A surprising number of these qualifications can be found in Harry Potter, titular protagonist of the Harry Potter series of books and movies, and most especially in the second film in the series, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. ...
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Harry Potter Discussion
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...Azkaban will give the audience a serious test due to the presence of all the required factors and criteria of managing their fear. When the whole class was introduced to Hippogriff named Buckbeak, a huge odd-looking fearsome bird that brought everyone in the class stand back, Harry was left in front with no choice, as if he volunteered. Awed Harry elicited fear the moment he saw the bird but successfully demonstrated an eventual conquering of it. By deep breathing, staying calm, and slowly... Cited: Ankrom, Sheryl. “Systematic Desensitization: Using Systematic Desensitization to Conquer Your Fears.” 08 June 2009. About.com. 02 Dec. 2011...
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Hogsmeade Village essay
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...Azkaban, “candy shop is filled with shelves upon shelves of the most succulent-looking sweets imaginable” Moreover, the owner of the candy shop makes his own delicious fudge, which is irresistible and delicious. The candy shop also has a secret passageway and a trap door, known to only few people. Another shop that popular amongst Hogwarts... Hogsmeade Village is one the fascinating places described in the Harry Potter series that literally has an astounding effect on the readers. Hogsmeade is located northwest of Hogswart Castle, and is a typical small, aesthetic village with small shops and cottages. According to tradition, Hogsmeade was founded over a thousand years ago by a wizard called Woodcroft....
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Human and Animal Interrelationships from Domestication to Present
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...Azkaban by J. K. Rowling INTRODUCTION ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’ represents the third novel of Harry Potter series. This novel inculcates adventurous journey of the protagonist Harry Potter and revolves around themes of betrayal and forgiveness. This novel entails the investigation executed by Harry Potter, Ron Weasly and Hermione Granger about the prisoner named Sirius Black who escaped from Azkaban. Sirius Black is believed to be one of the old allies of Lord Voldermort. The story revolves around different animals which include a Rat, Cat, Buckbeak, Werewolf, Owl and Dog... the escape of prisoner named Sirius Black from the prison of Azkaban. This chapter...
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) Crossover literature refers to fiction that crosses from child to adult or adult to child audiences (Sandra L. Beckett, Crossover Fiction). Is crossover fiction a recent phenomenon
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...Azkaban’ can be said to have marked the beginning of the revival of the crossover literature. It is indeed estimated that the book sold more copies than any other book within the span of a year. The books in the crossover... CROSSOVER LITERATURE of Crossover literature refers to the kind of literature that is written and produced for children but whose audience expands to include the adults. This genre of literature presents the reader with different kinds of writing which include realism and fantasy. This genre of literature has been in existence over a long period of time. In recent times however, writers have continued to write in this genre which has led to an increase in its popularity. One can...
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CROSSOVER LITERATURE
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...Azkaban’ can be said to have marked the beginning of the revival of the crossover literature. It is indeed estimated that the book sold more copies than any other book within the span of a year. The books in the crossover... ?CROSSOVER LITERATURE of Crossover literature refers to the kind of literature that is written and produced for children but whose audience expands to include the adults. This genre of literature presents the reader with different kinds of writing which include realism and fantasy. This genre of literature has been in existence over a long period of time. In recent times however, writers have continued to write in this genre which has led to an increase in its popularity. One can...
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Use of scapegoating in Harry Potter
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...Azkaban, both of which contain the recurring characters, Harry and Hermione, who are both studying at Hogworts. It is the basic assumption of this essay that these characters demonstrate the above assertions regarding scapegoating, but that in such, it is not totally negative. There are positive lessons that can be learned... HARRY The action of the scapegoat in literature is disparate, and results in a complicated sort of character. In the Harry Potter series, both Harryand Hermione can be seen as scapegoats, in terms of what they have to go through at Hogwarts, and their status (especially Harry’s) as being used by others, mainly the different schools of the magical academy. They are scapegoats, in...
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Contemporary Mythological Exemplar
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...Azkaban to help him navigate the halls without being caught. Works Cited Campbell, Joseph. “The Hero with a Thousand Faces.” 2nd ed. California: New World Library, 2008, pg. 23 Hynes, W. J., and Doty, W. G. “Mythical Trickster Figures: Contours, Contexts, and Criticisms” Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press, 1993, pg. 33-40... Mythological exemplar: The Hero’s Quest Theory and the Trickster Theory Mythological theories still feature prominently in modern day studies. This essay focuses on the hero’s quest theory and the trickster theory, and seeks to show their prominence in modern day life by applying their concepts to an exemplar. The exemplar of this essay is the Harry Potter movie sequel...
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Daniel Radcliffe and Harry Potter
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...Azkaban, the third of the series, was acclaimed mostly for its visual technique; story- and acting-wise, critics claimed the film was somewhat frivolous and complicated. However, Daniel is seen here with an even more substantial and realistic portrayal of Harry in his early teenaged years, an age of confusion that goes perfectly with the discoveries of evil elements such as Dementors... Harry Potter Was His The Magical Life and Career of Daniel Radcliffe Nothing prepared the world for the single most incredible phenomenon that defined the last decade, a frenzy that engaged young and old alike, a blast of the fantastic atmosphere of the ubiquitous Hogwarts. No, it had nothing to do with hurricanes or...
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Technology: An Aid for Security or Stalking
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...Azkaban. Bloomsbury: United Kingdom. 1999.... Technology: An Aid for Security or Stalking? People are living in the era where everything seems to be possible, technology advancements being made daily. A useful yet a dangerous technology invention when it gets into the wrong hands are the surveillance devices. These devices are being developed for the past 3 decades from the analog closed circuit television (CCTV) to the digital Internet Protocol (IP) Video. These devices were used primarily for security at homes and establishments. People can also be tracked and monitored through their very own mobile phones. As technology continues to produce more devices, the lesser privacy a person can have (Cabasso...
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The Battle Continues: Harry Potter and the Attack of the Muggles
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...Azkaban, confronted Malfoy and even spanked him after Buckbeak’s condemnation. She convinced Harry to form Dumbledore’s Army in The Order of the Phoenix in preparation of the coming war. She also became an advocate of Elves’ rights and fair treatment of other magical creatures. She fought alongside Harry in all battles mentioned in the series and decided to stick with Harry during the quest... The Battle Continues: Harry Potter and the Attack of the Muggles In a highly commercialized age like ours, literary success is deemed measured by the saleability of the literary piece. Sometimes consumers are logically enticed to purchase a book because of the popularity that it gained nationally or globally. For...
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Narrative, genre, script
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...Azkaban and is followed by the Order of the Phoenix. In the Goblet of fire, the audience follows the life of Harry... Narrative, Genre and Script Introduction Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is the fourth instalment in the Harry Potter series of books and films. The book(s) are crafted and written by J.K Rowling. The books tell us the life of Harry Potter, whose parents were killed when he was young, and his battle with Lord Voldemort (Victoria, 2011, p34). The latter leads a group of wizards, known as the death eaters, who want to establish a new order in the wizarding world and presumably the whole world. As a part of the series, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, precedes the Prisoner of Azkaban...
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Analysis Of Harry Potter
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...Azkaban for the 1999 Whitbread Awards. Holden had an adverse view about all series of Harry Potter’s work, ‘the Potter saga was essentially patronizing conservative, highly derivative, and dispiritingly nostalgic for a bygone Britain’ and he speaks of ‘pedestrian, ungrammatical prose style.’ According to Ursula Le Guin, “I have no high opinion of it. When... Harry Potter and Fandom Collage: Introduction The paper illustrates the reception and interpretation of Harry Potter work as reflected in Harry Potter and Fandom. The paper is structured in two sections each attracting equal weight. In the first section, the paper discuss the reception of the Harry Potter works and on the other section, the paper...
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Pre-modernism and visuals from Harry Potter
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...Azkaban (2004), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (2010) and the final is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011). Through the tribute the author covered the brightest moments... Harry Potter Postmodern Culture gave the world a variety of marvelous artworks that enable some insights regarding the views on the nature of things. The video I have chosen for the analysis is “Epic Harry Potter Tribute,” which is available on Youtube (the link will be provided in the end of the paper). Thorough analysis of the whole Harry Potter’s story evidently ...
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Harry Potter
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...Azkaban In The Prisoner of Azkaban, there are other characters... Is Harry Pottery Who He Is Because of Nature or Nurture The old concept of personality development - according to theorists - is that developmental changes are controlled by biological factors, i.e. nature. Our behavior "unfolds" over time, like a plant growing from seed to flower. (Lahey, 2007:316) Other theorists also advocate the "nurture" concept, i.e. that the psychological environment is the master of our development. This means that our behavior is "molded" by experiences, like clay in the hands of a sculptor. As we grow, we are being formed by the environment around us - our parents and relatives, our home, the school and...
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