Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets Synopsis

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Sydney Kay
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
J.K. Rowling

Synopsis: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets begins when Harry is spending the summer with his only remaining family, the Dursleys. During party hosted by his uncle and Aunt, Harry is visited by Dobby, a house-elf. Dobby warns Harry not to return to Hogwarts, the magical school for wizards that Harry attended before. Harry politely disregards the warning, and Dobby barges in on the Dursleys during their party. The Dursleys angrily blame Harry and locks him in his room for the rest of the summer. Luckily, Harry’s friend Ron Weasley steals Harry away in a flying car, and Harry happily spends the rest of the summer at the Weasley home. While shopping for school supplies
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During the game, an enchanted ball hits Harry and causes him to lose the bones in his arm. Dobby, a house elf, has casted a spell on the ball in an effort to have Harry injured and sent home. That night, Harry sees the body of a first-year who has been petrified arrive at the hospital. During the first meeting, Harry terrifies his fellow students by speaking in Parseltongue to a snake. Harry comes under further suspicion when he stumbles upon the petrified bodies of Justin Finch-Fletchley and Nearly- Headless Nick. Ron, Harry and Hermione brew a potion called Polyjuice. The potion allows them to assume the bodies of Slytherins and question Malfoy on the Chamber of Secrets. No more attacks occur for a while, and right before Valentine's Day, Harry finds a diary in the broken toilet. The diary belongs to a ghost named Moaning Myrtle who haunts the girls' restroom. Harry writes in the diary, which responds by writing back. Through this dialogue, Harry meets Tom Riddle, a boy who many years before had accused Hagrid of opening the Chamber of…show more content…
Description of characters: Harry Potter - Hermione’s and Ron’s best friend, first lives with his aunt and uncle the Dursley’s, enemies with Lucius and Draco Malfoy, frees Dobby, Lockhart’s student, enemies with Tom Riddle, saves Ginny, Hagrids friend, help clear Hagrid’s name

Hermione - is a very smart muggle, with Harry in all his adventures, Harry’s and Ron’s best friend, Lockhart’s student, hates Draco, gets petrified

Ron - Harry’s and Hermione’s best friend, with Harry with all of his adventures, Lockhart’s student, hates Draco, Ginny’s brother, saves Harry from the Dursley’s, Hagrid’s friend, help clear Hagrid’s name
Tom Riddle - Voldemort, attended Hogwarts fifty years before Harry, most powerful dark wizard ever, through his old diary he enchants Ginny

Hagrid - good friends with Harry, Hermione, and Ron, gets framed by Tom Riddle for being responsible for the monster within the Chamber of Secrets

Draco Malfoy - enemies with Harry, Hermione, and Ron, buys his way onto the Quidditch team
Lucius Malfoy - Draco’s father, Dobby’s master, enemies with

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