Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

HP ChamberHarry Potter

and the Chamber of Secrets

by Katherine and Kadin for Novel Madness 2013

You walk up to a shelf trying to find the best book that will catch your interest. Rummaging through, you find a book whose mystical cover steals your attention; Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. On instinct, you flip to the first page and start scrolling through the words. The first sentence transports you into the intense, marvelous, and magnificent world of Harry Potter. The author, J.K. Rowling, uses her powerful writing to cast a spell and lock your mind into reading this novel. Only you yourself can break the spell by reading every last word. This book shows the outcomes of imagination, is one of a kind, and fills your mind with an unforgettable tale.

Some people may think the novel doesn’t have a good moral; however, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is able show readers the great outcomes of believing, dreaming, and imagining. In the book, Harry Potter dreams, believes, and imagines that he can and will do almost anything it takes to come through at the end of the day. The book teaches readers that the harder the problem the harder you have to dream and believe to find the solution. You can do anything if you believe you can do it. Also, everyone everywhere relies on hope to push them to tomorrow. The true aspects of what hope really is, are brought out in this brilliant novel during the intense scenes. From flying fifty feet in the air to get the golden snitch to fighting the giant basilisk in the chamber, hope is always there.

Although some people might think that it is just like any other book, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is made up with its own original recipe. In the book, you will find that the characters go through many events. Each one of these events is one of a kind with their own special twist. Unique lessons are also a plus in this novel. Have you ever written in a journal that held a powerful and evil sixteen year old wizard? The three main characters definitely have troublesome times. Luckily, readers learn lessons from these times that they could apply in real life. Also, details are a big factor of the story. The wide variety of descriptive details makes up the true character of this epic novel. Though some people assume the books do have similarities with other novels, Harry Potter is the only series where you will find Quidditch. This thrilling sport only comes with the special qualities of Harry Potter.

Even though some people may argue that the book is just a fantasy story, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets gives readers an unforgettable tale. Intricate spells, arguments, and battles fill this memorable work of writing. At the edge of your seat is where you will be when you open the pages of this blood-tingling, hair raising story. No matter what type of writing you crave of reading, you will love this suspenseful book. Each chapter holds a new problem, mystery, or solution that will definitely swipe your interest. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is brilliant and can be appreciated by people of all ages in all places.

All in all, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is an absorbing novel. It shows the outcomes of imagination and is unique. This book can also fill your hunger for an unforgettable story. Now, you carry the book away with you. The title of a great novel is etched in your brain; Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets!

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14 thoughts on “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”

  1. Congratulations Katherine and Kadin! It was a great novel madness round when we went against you. I especially liked your arguements about the adventure in Harry Potter. Although many books have adventures in them, not many match up to Harry Potter’s quests! The way you presented the novel made it seem extremely enjoyable. The Hobbit presenters wish you good luck in your future presentations. I know they will be excellent!

  2. This is one of my favorite books of all time! Kadin and Katherine did a great job representing The Chamber of Secrets. It definitely deserved to win!!

  3. This book is one of my favorite books. I loved the speech, too. It really hooked me. Congratulations on winning novel madness! It deserved to win!!

  4. Great job on winning! I liked the introduction the best. It already describes how amazing the book is.

  5. Your persuasive essay really hooked me. I really didn’t like Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, but I rethought after the presentation.

  6. I’ve never read the book but after the introduction, i gave it another thought. and you really did a great job with the hook; that’s what brought me to vote for you! it deserved to be titled novel madness book of the year!

  7. This is an interesting Novel Madness speech. It kept me on the edge of my seat! The adventure and fantasy catches my attention. I’ve read it before and I think it gives readers a great moral. The way how they battle with magic and the plot is amazing. Congratulations on winning! 🙂

  8. You guys did an amazing job. You totally deserved to win, even if you defeated us. Congrats.

  9. It was really fun going up against you in the close match during the finals. I really liked how the paragraph about dreaming was written. Of course, the introduction was amazing. The description in the last paragraph was also great.

  10. The main reason why I decided not to vote for Matilda and instead vote for you was because I didn’t want the book that I had lost to to win. Actually, I didn’t read the entire Harry Potter book because I thought the beginning was boring. But winning is winning, so I say congratulations. I’m sure the Hobbit was really hard to beat.

  11. I think you guys deserved to win. You did a great job. I really didn’t like this book when I first read it but now I think it is more exciting thanks to your speech. I think Hobbit was a really hard book to beat but yo accomplished it. Congratulation!

  12. Congratulations Katherine and Kadin for for winning the Novel Madness! You were really great out there, but I think that you guys should have changed the essay a little more because since you kept repeating some of the parts in your old essays. I wasn’t that hooked into your essay. Your points for voting for your book was great, but repeating your hook three times wasn’t really working for me. In the end, you guys did win and I am proud of you for all your efforts you did to win this contest. 🙂

  13. congratulations Katherine and Kadin for winning! i have never read the book before, but after your speech i plan on reading it. you guys deserved to win!

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