#004 | ‘The Keeper of the Keys’ | TPS Overview (4)

Episode Summary

Blake and Josh continue their discussion of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. They examine the themes, characters, foreshadowing and more of Chapter 4: The Keeper of the Keys.

Episode Outline

  1. Chapter Summary
  2. Key Theme– Secrecy/Revelation
  3. Character Development– Hagrid’s introduction and mentioning of Hogwarts faculty
  4. World Building– The first time Harry sees intentional magic in a decade
  5. Literary Device– Expositional Character
  6. Foreshadowing– Horcruxes and Lily Potter’s protective charm
  7. Significance– “Harry – yer a wizard”