Analysis Of Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince

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Harry Potter, a young teenage boy training to be a magician, has faced many challenges throughout his life; including ones that involve the very dark and evil Voldemort. Harry is a very smart and talented boy who must look out for any signs of wrongdoing. In J.K. Rowling’s novel, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the author conveys the third person point of view through Harry’s eyes to get a glimpse of his life and possible conflicts occurring. The third person point of view allows there to be many views of different characters that could possibly be causing mischief. During Harry Potter’s sixth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, there is already suspiciousness happening and he needs to be aware of everyone and their actions. When Harry, Ron, and Hermione sneak up on Draco Malfoy in Diagon Alley, they see Malfoy exit the building. The author informs, “Malfoy stalked out of the shop with a smirk on his face, looking very pleased with himself” (Rowling 126). Using the words, with a smirk on his face, reveals how Malfoy is definitely causing trouble and Harry should be aware of the situation. Without the perspective of seeing through Harry’s eyes, one would have no idea what bad things Malfoy would be up to. Ultimately, with suspense and a little bit of mischief, the book is more interesting to read about. Therefore, the third person point of view allows there to be descriptive writing; not all about Harry, but others too, especially when an important
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