Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Epigraphs–Chapter One

Summary: Epigraphs The novel is preceded by two epigraphs. The first, a passage from Aeschylus’s play The Libation Bearers, laments the violent death and torment that humans are subject to, but holds out the hope that the children of those who suffer may live to triumph. The second epigraph comes from William Penn’s More Fruits …

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Chapters Two–Three

Summary: Chapter Two: In Memoriam Harry stumbles out of his room at the Dursleys’ house, clutching his bleeding hand. On his way to the bathroom he steps on a cup of tea inexplicably left outside of his bedroom door. After treating his finger and cleaning up the broken tea cup, he returns to his room, …

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Chapters Four–Five

Summary: Chapter Four: The Seven Potters Harry looks around at the house, remembering sadly his younger self and the life he led in that place. Suddenly, an unexpectedly large contingent of wizards arrives in the backyard to escort Harry to his new place of safety. Hagrid is there, as well as Ron, Hermione, Fleur Delacour, …

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Chapters Six–Eight

Summary: Chapter Six: The Ghoul in Pajamas Harry wishes he could put Mad-Eye Moody’s death behind him by embarking on his quest to destroy the Horcruxes—the objects into which Voldemort has placed fragments of his soul, making him immortal as long as those objects survive. Harry wants to discuss the quest with Ron and Hermione, …

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Chapters Nine–Eleven

Summary: Chapter Nine: A Place to Hide The crowd panics and flees. Masked and cloaked figures appear—the Death Eaters. Harry, Ron, and Hermione join hands and Disapparate (teleport) under Hermione’s direction. They arrive in Tottenham Court Road, a busy street in London, in the Muggle rather than the wizarding world. Though they have been forced …

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Chapters Twelve–Thirteen

Summary: Chapter Twelve: Magic is Might As August wears on, the house itself remains unseen, but watchers in cloaks continue to loiter outside number twelve Grimmauld Place. During this time, Kreacher transforms himself into an extremely productive and helpful house-elf, cleaning, cooking, and keeping himself washed. From the newspapers, Harry and his friends learn that …

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Chapters Fourteen–Fifteen

Summary: Chapter Fourteen: The Thief Harry opens his eyes and finds himself in a forest. Hermione and Ron are there, but Ron is bleeding profusely, a huge chunk of his side missing. Hermione explains that he has been Splinched, meaning he left a part of himself behind while Disapparating. They treat his wound with a …

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Chapters Sixteen–Seventeen

Summary: Chapter Sixteen: Godric’s Hollow Hermione and Harry avoid talking about Ron. They wait for Ron to come back, knowing he’ll have no way of ever finding them again once they Disapparate from their current location. But Ron does not appear, and they move on to a new site. With Ron gone, and little idea …

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Chapters Eighteen–Nineteen

Summary: Chapter Eighteen: The Life and Lies of Albus Dumbledore Harry is desolate at the loss of his wand, and frightened. Harry’s and Voldemort’s wands both had cores made from the same source—tail feathers from Albus Dumbledore’s pet phoenix, Fawkes. In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry had been saved by the fact …

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