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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Themes

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Trust

Trust is an issue that is repeated over and over in this book. Harry is a very trusting person, but many of his closest friends insist that he should not be so trusting. His parents' deaths were brought on by the betrayal of one of their best friends. Some cite this as a reason not to trust so easily.

The first issue of trust arises when the Order members are ambushed by Death Eaters, who obviously knew that Harry was being moved that night. Most think that someone said something, but Harry doesn't believe that anyone did it on purpose. He will later find that Snape did it on Dumbledore's orders.

Harry has always completely trusted Dumbledore. After he begins his search for the Horocruxes, however, Harry must face the facts that Dumbledore left him in the dark on many issues that Harry feels Dumbledore should have told...

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