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jim-bo
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Harry potter Q&A

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter #7)  

why does Harry potter not die? That is my Question

please have a link to the book you are talking about in each post

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RHWright
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Re: Harry potter Q&A


jim-bo wrote:

why does Harry potter not die?



Because, especially in a children's series, that ending would SUCK.

 

And the fact that bk 1, chpt 1 is titled "The Boy who Lived." There might be some nice narrative symmetry in having the final chapter of bk 7 be "The Man Who Died," but that would still have basically been evil winning over good and chucked most of the lessons of the series out the window.

 

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dayrenm
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Re: Harry potter Q&A

Well basically Harry is a horcrux. When Voldemort used the Avada Kadavra spell on Harry he doesnt kill Harry he only killed the horcrux. 

LONG LIVE HARRY POTTER!!