#009 | ‘The Midnight Duel’ | TPS Overview (9)

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 9: The Midnight Duel.

Episode Outline

  1. Chapter Summary
  2. Key Theme–  Honour & Rebellion
  3. Character Development– Harry prioritises honour over obedience
  4. World Building– Quidditch, Duels, and Fluffy
  5. Literary Device– Foreshadowing of Harry’s character traits
  6. Foreshadowing– The hiding place of the Philosopher’s Stone revealed
  7. Significance– Harry’s ‘saving people’ complex and disregard for rules