Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

by

J. K. Rowling

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Symbols

The Elder Wand

The Elder Wand—one of the three objects that make up the Deathly Hallows and, in theory, allows a person to "cheat death"—is supposedly the most powerful wand in the world. While the other two Hallows…

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The Sorting Hat

Very simply, the Sorting Hat—the old hat that once belonged to Godric Gryffindor that has sorted Hogwarts pupils into different Houses since the school's founding—represents Hogwarts itself, and specifically, the ideal of the diverse school…

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