Harry Potter wordcounts

  1. Brian G Turner

    Brian G Turner He's a very naughty boy! Staff Member

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    Looked this up today, and as I thought it was interesting, thought I'd repost it here for reference.

    So that it's easier to find, next time. :)

    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - 76,944 words
    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - 85,141 words
    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - 107,253 words
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - 190,637 words
    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - 257,045 words
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - 168,923
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - 198,227
     
    Jun 8, 2014
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  2. psikeyhackr

    psikeyhackr Physics is Phutile, Fiziks is Fundamental

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    I suppose this is the perfect thread for these statistics. The 7 HP books are more than SIX MEGABYTES.

    The input file is: JKR-HP-All.txt with 6259921 characters.

    alien 1
    mammal 1
    genes 1
    magnetism 1
    experimental 1
    germ 1
    theoretical 1
    science 1
    eclipse 1
    eclipsed 1
    mutant 1
    galaxy 1
    parasite 1
    robot 1
    Mercury 1
    Neptune 1
    electricity 2
    experiment 2
    relay 2
    momentum 2
    microwave 2
    circuit 2
    solar 2
    Pluto 2
    logic 3
    oxygen 3
    planet 3
    Venus 3
    vacuum 4
    acceleration 4
    Jupiter 4
    particle 5
    Elf 5
    Uranus 5
    symptoms 6
    Saturn 6
    computer 8
    electronic 8
    radio 9
    program 9
    research 9
    planets 12
    Mars 12
    electric 14
    atmosphere 18
    telescope 19
    nerves 21
    pressure 23
    theory 30
    nerve 31
    brain 94

    The input file is: JKR-HP-All.txt with 6259921 characters.

    It uses 51 SF words 400 times for an SF density of 0.064

    prince 2 demon 2 zombie 3 king 4
    knights 4 vampires 5 queen 6 warlock 7
    dwarf 7 rune 8 warlocks 9 conjure 11
    swords 12 vampire 13 spirit 19 knight 19
    magically 21 elves 23 werewolves 23 hex 26
    unicorn 38 charm 42 werewolf 69 witches 95
    curse 105 goblin 123 spell 149 dragon 154
    elf 158 sword 177 magical 191 witch 207
    magic 275 castle 399 wand 1546

    It uses 35 Fantasy words 3952 times for an Fantasy density of 0.632

    psik
     
    Oct 1, 2014
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  3. AGraceMartin

    AGraceMartin AGraceMartin

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    WOW! The Order of the Phoenix is longer than the Deathly Hallows, but the latter certainly took me longer to read.
     
    Oct 26, 2014
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