#014 | ‘Norbert the Norwegian Ridgeback’ | TPS Overview (14)

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 14: Norbert the Norwegian Ridgeback.

Episode Outline

  1. Chapter Summary
  2. Key Theme– Loyalty and Law-breaking
  3. Character Development– Draco Malfoy as a manipulator
  4. World Building– Magical beasts: Dragons
  5. Literary Device– The Hero’s Fall
  6. Significance– Rising action in preparation for the climax