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1. Did you finish reading that, Harry Potter novel?

(What is the part of speech of 'that' in the sentence? Do we need "comma" after 'that'? Is the sentence correct?))

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  1. No comma needed.

    The word "that" is usually a demonstrative pronoun.
    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns1.htm#demonstrative

    In this sentence, it's serving as an adjective (see the second section and examples in the link above) modifying "Harry Potter novel"

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