Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Book vs. Movie In 2002, Chris Columbus created the movie version of J.K. Rowling’s famous work, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. The book and the movie both, have a similar storyline. But in this essay I will be going over some of the differences. I will talk about some of the character differences, the main changes from the plotline to the film, character development, and which I prefer and why.
First, I will give you this brief summary of the book and movie. Harry Potter is in his second year at Hogwarts. Before he goes to Hogwarts, he meets a house-elf named Dobby, who wishes to keep Harry from Hogwarts, due to his fear that Harry will be harmed. Soon after arriving, Harry starts hearing a mysterious voice in the walls of the school. Shortly after, students are attacked and become petrified. Harry discovers that someone is opening the “Chamber of Secrets” and letting out the “Monster”. After a while, Harry’s friend Hermione becomes petrified as well. Events come to a head when Ron’s sister, Ginny, is kidnapped and taken down into the Chamber. They quickly start searching for the entrance. After they find it, they head down to rescue Ginny. Harry finds an almost dead Ginny, a diary, and Tom Riddle (Voldemort). Harry learns Voldemort was possessing Ginny through a magical diary and was using her to set the monster loose on the students. The monster is then revealed to be a Basilisk. Harry saves Ginny by defeating the

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