#015 | ‘The Forbidden Forest’ | TPS Overview (15)

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 15: The Forbidden Forest.

Episode Outline

  1. Chapter Summary
  2. Key Theme– Danger and Divination
  3. Character Development– McGonagall’s scepticism of fortune-telling
  4. World Building– Centaurs, werewolves, and unicorns
  5. Literary Device– Prophecy/Foretelling
  6. Foreshadowing– Voldemort’s return foretold
  7. Significance– This chapter hints that there is a significant war coming