Allegory - Another allegorical theme in the potter books is growing older and growing wiser When Harry started out he was a young boy who had

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David R Patrick English 1102 Professor Bickley October 31, 2010 Allegory Allegory is used every day in one way or the other. Take for example the Harry Potter movies. There are themes in these movies that have been around for ages. Good over evil seems to be the main recurrent theme in these novels. Allegory is used to mask the true purpose of the books. Most people do not think about the good morals that happen in the books all they care about are the action and the adventure of the main characters. Before we even open the books we know that Mr. Potter will win the battle and conquer evil but it is still an interesting read.
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Unformatted text preview: Another allegorical theme in the potter books is growing older and growing wiser. When Harry started out he was a young boy who had absolutely no experience in the outside world. By the end of the first book he was a little older and a lot wiser than he was. Now that we have started on the seventh book he is a young adult and even though he may seem grown he is still learning about the ways of the world. Much the same way that real people learn about the world we live in....
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