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Harry Potter Essay 1 – Short, But Important, Night

I’m in the middle of my umpteenth re-read of the Harry Potter stories (albiet using the Jim Dale unabridged audio book versions).  I also picked up a copy of Repotting Harry Potter: A Professor’s Book-by-Book Guide for the Serious Re-Reader by James W. Thomas, PhD.  These have inspired me to look at some aspects of these stories in a semi-serious manner.

First, I’m going to look at time, especially three very important nights from Books 3, 4 and 5.  (Since I’m still early in Book 6 (Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince), I won’t talk about the important night in that book, at least not yet.

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