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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

The first quotation describes Mrs. Weasley making Harry feel at home. Why is Harry happy to be at the Burrow?

The second quotation describes a scene between Harry and Draco Malfoy's mother, Narcissa. Who is the more threatening, Harry or Narcissa? Does Harry have a problem with authority figures?

The third quotation describes one of the gizmos available for sale at Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes. Why does Hermione say that it's special magic?

The fourth quotation is the inscription on the used copy of the Advanced Potions textbook Slughorn assigned to Harry. Who is the Prince? What else did he write in the textbook?

The fifth quotation describes the scene after 16-year-old Tom Marvolo Riddle had tracked down his mother's brother, Morfin. Why does the room go dark?

The sixth quotation is from the missing memory that Harry retrieved: in it, Slughorn defines "Horcrux" for Riddle. Why did...

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