#016 | ‘Through the Trapdoor’ | TPS Overview (16)

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 16: Through the Trapdoor.

Episode Outline

  1. Chapter Summary
  2. Key Theme– Teamwork
  3. Character Development– Harry’s bravery and selflessness
  4. World Building– The protection of the Philosopher’s stone
  5. Literary Device– Poetic Puzzles
  6. Foreshadowing– Harry’s recurring nightmare and Voldemort’s plans for Hogwarts
  7. Significance– Harry understands there are more important things than house points