Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Essay & Project Ideas

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1. Research the history of racism, comparing the sociological, cultural, and economic impact of prejudice at different points in history. Outline groups who have been targeted for racism and comment about how they were persecuted and what happened to their oppressors.

2. Write a report about the eugenics movement which sanctioned the reproduction only of wealthy, educated people with distinguished ancestors and the sterilization of impoverished people, often representing ethnic minorities or individuals of mixed-heritage. Could Slytherin, the Malfoys, and other elite wizards and witches be considered eugenicists?

3. Explain the scientific principles that cause petrification of organic materials and list the objects that are usually petrified. Locate geographical sites where petrified items can be located. Would it be possible for a human to be petrified and survive? Discuss what petrification symbolizes in science and literature.

4. Research the human discovery and exploration of...

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