Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Chapter 18 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 18 Summary

Harry told both Ron and Hermione what Dumbledore wanted him to do. He used the Marauder's Map, unsuccessfully, to track Draco Malfoy. Neither Ron, Hermione, Mr. Weasley, nor Dumbledore believed his suspicions. After Potions, Harry asked Professor Slughorn about Horcruxes, with disastrous consequences. Hermione used the library, unsuccessfully, to search for information on Horcruxes. The sixth years had their first Apparition lessons, with some disasters like partially Apparated bodies. Ron, on his birthday, accidentally ate chocolate containing a love potion Romilda Vane had meant for Harry; Harry took Ron to Professor Slughorn, who, accidentally, poisoned him with a glass of mead: Harry saved him with a bezoar, or poison antidote.

Chapter 18 Analysis

Harry's first attempt at completing his homework assignment only angered Professor Slughorn, who took to avoiding Harry.. Hermione looked vainly for information about Horcruxes in the library. Harry took Ron to Slughorn for an antidote...

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