Blog Post: Critic across the Harry Potter books/films
First of all: I am a big Harry Potter fan and be sure I will always be a big Harry Potter fan. I grew up with these books and movies and don’t know what I would do without them. There are many things in Harry Potter that I still don’t understand, but that’s what makes up the whole universe of HP. That’s why so many people still talk about it in the HP forums on the internet or at conventions today.
There’s one thing I’ve been worried about since the 4th part and I’m still very critical about it today. The relationship between Harry Potter and Albus Dumbledore.
The 4th part is the Trimagic Tournament, where 3 schools compete against each other. Harry participates in this tournament although he is much too young and these games are much too dangerous.
This is where the moment begins for me that I can’t understand. How can Dumbledore allow Harry to play in this tournament and put him in such danger? He knows everything about this very dangerous tournament and after everything that’s going on he might think there’s something wrong.
There’s no relationship in Part 5, because Dumbledore is building a distance to protect Harry, whose thoughts and dreams are now influenced and sometimes even controlled by Voldemort. However, Harry didn’t know the reason and therefore felt left alone.
In the 6th part the two approach again a bit. Still, I don’t understand why Dumbledore didn’t tell him right after he learned that Voldemort created 7 Horcruxes, what Horcruxes are and how to destroy them.… Read the rest