Characters
Friendship/Love
Redemption
Free Will v. Fate
Class Discussions
100

What are three similarities and three differences between Harry and Draco?

100

What is your favorite friendship from Harry Potter and why?

100

In your eyes, is Snape redeemed and what was the turning point?

100

Did Harry and Ron become friends due to chance, choice, or a mix of both?

100

Which discussion question did your team find the most interesting? (Normality, fate/origins, success or second chances?

200

Which character do you think best serves as a “father figure” for Harry? How about a “mother figure?” Why?

200

Name a difference between Harry’s support built on friendships and Voldemort’s support from his following? Which kind of support is stronger and why?

200

In your eyes, is Draco redeemed and what was the turning point?

200

Is Voldemort's destruction due to the prophecy or does he create his own downfall?

200

“Is there an intrinsic worth to the concept of normality? How is this exemplified in Harry Potter?”

300

Besides the obvious answers (Umbridge and Voldemort) who is the “most evil” character in the series and why?

300

Would you say that Harry’s ability to love and be loved is an advantage over Voldemort? Why or why not?

300

What evil characters do you believe will never be able to be redeemed and why?

300

Do Harry's parents and their sorting play a role in Harry choosing Gryffindor?

300

“To what degree do you feel a person’s identity and “fate” are determined by their origins?” How is this exemplified in Harry Potter?

400

Which character had the greatest influence on Harry? Why did you pick this character, and in what ways did they influence Harry?

400

How did Severus Snape’s love for Lily Potter play a role in his relationship with Harry?

400

Besides Snape and Draco, what other character do you believe is redeemed throughout the series? Why?

400

Do you think that ownership of the elder wand passing to Harry was entirely up to chance?

400

“Is there an inherent value in proving the best at something? What is success?” How is this exemplified in Harry Potter?

500

Is Albus Dumbledore inherently a good or bad character? Explain both arguments and share your thoughts.

500

Why do you think Lily Potter’s sacrifice was able to save Harry’s life? What does this say about the power of love?

500

Many characters throughout the series find redemption, do you think Voldemort would ever be able to be redeemed?

500

Does Lily's choice to sacrifice herself for Harry fall in line with the prophecy from book 5 or is her choice able to defy it?

500

“Can people redeem themselves from past mistakes? Viceversa, can the good someone has done be diminished by personal flaws?” How is this exemplified in Harry Potter?

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