Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

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Harry Potter is in his second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. After a long boring summer he cannot wait to get back to school but a house elf named Dobby warns him not to go back because then danger will occur. Harry ignores this and goes back. Draco Malfoy is still tormenting Harry but Lockhart the new defense against the dark arts teacher and Moaning Myrtle, a ghost who haunts the girls bathroom have also joined in. These are all minor problems compared to the person who is petrifying students. Half the school is suspecting it is Harry! Can Harry find out who is turning students into stone before it is to late and someone dies? I chose to analyze the film Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets because it is one of my favorite movies of all time. I figured that since I know the book and film forwards and backwards I would be able to focus on the assignment better instead of trying to learn the plot. I could focus on how the children and adults interact more then who is who. In this paper I will be analyzing how children develop throughout the film. I will be focusing on how they interact with adults, what adults think they are incapable/capable of doing and how the children control their emotions.
In this film children and adults interact differently. It depend on who the adult is, some of the adults are very understanding like Dumbledore and Hagrid while others like Snape and Mr. Dursley just want to see Harry in trouble. The Dursley’s abuse Harry,

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