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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 2 Summary

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Chapter 2 Summary

The Dursley's receive a visit from Uncle Vernon's sister Marge, who Harry is forced to call Aunt Marge. It is the day of Harry's birthday, but the Dursley's don't even acknowledge it.

Aunt Marge is a nasty woman, who never been married and had children. Instead, she has a dog, just as nasty as she is. She dotes on the dog and feeds it from her plate. She despises Harry and fawns over Dudley. She makes it clear that she thinks Harry is a burden to her brother and sister-in-law; and she believes Harry is a good-for-nothing child that should consider himself grateful for his life with the Dursleys.

After they all have had dinner, Harry gets busy cleaning up the dinner mess. Aunt Marge, who has been given a glass of after-dinner brandy, begins to pontificate on how rotten she thinks Harry really is. She warms...

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