#012 | ‘The Mirror of Erised’ | TPS Overview (12)

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 12: The Mirror of Erised.

Episode Outline

  1. Chapter Summary
  2. Key Theme–  Dreams & Desires
  3. Character Development– The development of the Harry/Dumbledore relationship
  4. World Building– The Mirror of Erised, Wizard Chess, and the Invisibility Cloak
  5. Literary Device– Second-read-through humour
  6. Foreshadowing– Reference to two key elements of final battle
  7. Significance– Introduction of Invisibility Cloak