#007 | ‘The Sorting Hat’ | TPS Overview (7)

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 7: The Sorting Hat.

Episode Outline

  1. Chapter Summary
  2. Key Theme–  Community
  3. Character Development– Hogwarts Professors and Ghosts
  4. World Building– The Sorting Ceremony
  5. Literary Device– Snape as a Red Herring
  6. Foreshadowing– Quirrell’s mysterious turban
  7. Significance– Harry sorted into Gryffindor

Extra Links:

Learn more about the Sorting Hat
Learn more about the Quill of Acceptance and the Book of Admittance