Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Themes

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Coming of Age

This theme displays itself throughout the book. Harry and his friends are thirteen now and much has happened to change them over the course of two years at Hogwart's. Harry has matured considerably. He is beginning to realize his full potential and power. His ability to summon a powerful Patronus is magic that is well beyond his years. He also is learning to accept the loss of his parents and the faith in himself and his own abilities is growing. He makes better, more well-reasoned decisions and is learning how to not act rashly.

Hermione and Ron are also maturing and changing. Hermione is learning that the "rules" are truly not always the best means of accomplishing great and heroic acts. She still has a strong respect for learning and teachers, but she is more open to the idea that adults are not always right. Ron...

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