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A Higher Level of Thinking In JK Rowlings Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone the author uses the aspect of fantasy to teach courage friendship and sticking up for yourself through the main character who is enchanted by the world of wizardry In Edwin A Abbotts Flatland the author demonstrates through his analogy of the transcendence of A2 becoming A3 the idea of higher dimensions Abbott presents fantasy through the morphisis that A2 undergoes to achieve the destiny of transcending away from simpleness Rowlings technique is similar because the story begins with a human character and we are left with the view of humanity being far more complex which is his was of presenting fantasy as well The major difference between the two authors is that Flatland shows more morphisis than Harry Potter In both books the exploration fantasy is evident because when the main characters enter the story they are viewed as being normal then they undergo a transformation and make contact with something that is part of the irregular and the imaginary Rowling presents fantasy through Harry Potter who begins the story as a regular child and then discovers his true destiny in wizardry In parallel this shows us that there is much more to humanity than what appears at first glance Potter demontrates to the reader how to be courageous through the adventure that he is part of The whole quest in preventing evil Voldemort in obtaining the philosophers stone and the battle at the end demonstrates the courage Harry had within him that he never truly believed he possessed As soon as Harry enters Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry he starts making many new friendships He discovers the game of Quidditch and surprisingly becomes very good at it That is one of the events in the story which helps Harry make a lot of friends The friend that Harry makes at Hogwarts end up helping him towards the
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