CHRM-301 Lessons

As we begin another term at Hogwarts, I would like to welcome you back to Charms. As you probably know, I am Professor Virneburg, your teacher! Please feel free to contact me should you have any questions. I am easily reached here on HiH. A list of my PAs can be found here should you ever need as…

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Welcome back to Charms! It's good to see that everyone has been practicing. I have seen many new tattoos on our strolls around the castle but only a handful of injury reports from the infirmary! Let's aim to keep that number low throughout the year; our nurse isn't pleased to see careless spell tra…

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We've spent a bit of time discussing surface-level charms and how difficult it can be to cast them. Unlike spells cast upon inanimate objects, using magic on a living thing poses some serious challenges. The spell must affect complex material (like cells) and overcome or redirect the natural magic …

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Last week we discussed multi-layer charms, those spells that affect more than the outermost layer of the skin but, at the same time, do not delve too deeply. These spells typically require a bit of time and patience to cast but aren't too difficult. The spells we'll be going over today, the full-bo…

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Don’t forget that we have our midterm this week! We’ll be covering all we’ve discussed about physical charms. This week we’ll also be delving into the mind just a bit. The mind is much more complex than we give it credit for, so the first thing we need to do is discuss exact…

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I hope the Midterm wasn't too stressful! Today we'll be going over some preliminary information about thoughts and magic, though there will be no assignment this week! Take the time to relax; next week we'll have some spells to practice. What is Thought? To understand how magic affects thoughts, …

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Last lesson we looked at thoughts and how individual thoughts can be altered by magic. We looked briefly into the Imperius Curse, an Unforgivable Curse that will be covered in much greater detail further along in your education. Most thought-affecting magic is inherently dangerous or illegal, so un…

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Last week we discussed emotions and emotion-affecting magic, the second type of mind-affecting charm. We learned and practiced two particular emotion-affecting charms, the Cheering Charm and the Encouragement Charm. Last week also marked the first time you could practice Third Year Charms spells on…

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Review Hello students! I hope you've been reviewing for your final this week! To help you along, we'll cover very little new material this week and instead spend a brief time going over what we learned this year. We will also connect the lessons from this year to those in years past, though materi…

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Charms Year Three will delve into the body and mind. We will spend the year discussing personal spellcasting and how spells can be cast upon other willing people. We begin with physical magic, discussing healing briefly, and then explore how Charms can affect the mind. Each lesson will include spells to practice and there will be a midterm and final exam.
Course Prerequisites:
  • CHRM-201
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