Chamber Of Secrets

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I chose the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling because I’d been wanting to read the Harry Potter series for a while and finally got around to it this year. It was that and that two of my close friends are huge fans of it and had been nagging since forever to read the books. The Chamber of Secrets opens up with Ron and Harry being shut out of King’s Cross Station and being forced to take Arthur Weasley’s enchanted car to Hogwarts, that goes a bit wonky as it crashes into the Whomping Willow but the pair avoid having house points taken by telling McGonagall that technically the term hasn’t started. After that fiasco the semester goes on like usual for the most part until Mrs. Norris (the custodian’s cat) gets petrified and can’t move or do anything except for automatic functions like breathe. It escalates from there with students from every house minus Slytherin’s having one petrified muggle-born. Eventually Hermione becomes petrified as well and on one of Harry and Ron’s visits to her they see that she had left them a clue, a…show more content…
This conflict is solved at the end of the novel when his spell backfires and he has his memory wiped. Another major conflict is when the chamber of secrets is opened and people begin getting petrified by the basilisk, this conflict is resolved when Harry kills the basilisk with Godric Gryffindor’s sword. One of the minor conflicts is the diary Tom Riddle owns taking over Ginny and making her do his bidding, from killing chicken to opening the chamber itself, this conflict is resolved for her when she tries to dispose of it but begins again when Harry finds it and writes to it instead. The conflict is finally resolved when Harry defeats the basilisk and destroys the diary with venom from its
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