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Useful information on harry potter elements

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Useful information on harry potter elements by Sarit Adhikari

(Extracted from wikipedia)

contents

1.magical creatures

2.magical objects

3.ministry of magic

4.order of phoenix

5.Places in harry potter

6.Quidditch

7.spells

8.muggle

9.parodies

Magical creatures (Harry Potter)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Magical creatures comprise a colourful and integral aspect of the wizarding world in the Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling. Throughout the seven books of the series, Harry and his friends encounter many of these creatures on their adventures, as well as in the Care of Magical Creatures class at Hogwarts. Rowling has also written Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a guide to the magical beasts found in the series. Many of these legendary creatures are derived from folklore, primarily Greek mythology, but also British and Scandinavian folklore. Many of the legends surrounding mythical creatures are also incorporated in the books. "Children ... know that I didn't invent unicorns, but I've had to explain frequently that I didn't actually invent hippogriffs," Rowling told Stephen Fry in an interview for BBC Radio 4. "When I do use a creature that I know is a mythological entity, I like to find out as much as I can about it. I might not use it, but to make it as consistent as I feel is good for my plot."[1]

Many pets in the series are ordinary animals with magical properties. Owls, for example, deliver mail. Only creatures that exist exclusively in the magical world are listed below.

Contents [hide]

1 Magizoology

2 Regulation and classification

3 List of magical beasts

4 Notable creatures

4.1 Basilisk

4.2 Boggarts

4.3 Centaurs

4.4 Dementors

4.5 Ghosts

4.6 Giants

4.7 Goblins

4.8 House-elves

4.9 Thestrals

4.10 Werewolves

5 Characters

5.1 Crookshanks

5.2 Dobby

5.3 Fawkes

5.4 Firenze

5.5 Griphook

5.6 Hedwig

5.7 Hokey

5.8 Kreacher

5.9 Peeves

5.10 Winky

5.11 The Weasleys' pets

5.12 Hagrid's pets

6 References

7 See also

[edit]Magizoology

Magizoology (a portmanteau of "magic" and "zoology") is the study of magical creatures in the Harry Potter series. A person who studies Magizoology is known as a magizoologist. There are magizoologists who work in the Ministry of Magic, particularly in the Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures. One notable magizoologist is Newt Scamander, who in the universe of the series is the author of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a textbook on magical creatures that is popular in the wizarding world. Rowling used Newt Scamander as her pseudonym for the real-life Fantastic Beasts. Other characters who study magical creatures include Newt's grandson Rolf Scamander, as well as Luna Lovegood who eventually marries Rolf, although these two have only been referred to by Rowling as naturalists.[2]

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