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EDCI Activity 2-1 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone: A...

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone : A Great Resource For Modern Students Sam Jones EDCI 3001 September 22, 2009
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In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone , J.K. Rowling takes great lengths to describe her characters, especially the students. Originally published in 1997, the Harry Potter books have become a favorite of young adults, giving them many examples of how their peers will act. Harry, Hermione, Ron, and their friends all enjoy an exciting lesson, they tend to be rebellious, and they need competition to keep them interested. Along with their own insecurities and bullying, the kids in Harry Potter are just like students in our schools. In the first Harry Potter book, the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is a well-run institution, with clearly spelled out rules that are strictly enforced. Headmaster Albus Dumbledore makes sure that his students understand that his students should not visit the Forbidden Forest and the third-floor corridor in his opening speech. None of these Hogwarts rules ever seems arbitrary or unfair, yet it soon becomes clear that Harry is unable to abide perfectly by the rules. He enters the third-floor corridor in the full knowledge that it is forbidden
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