#034 | ‘The Heir of Slytherin’ | CoS Overview (17)

Episode Summary

Blake and Josh continue their discussion of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. They examine the themes, characters, foreshadowing and more of Chapter 17: The Heir of Slytherin.

Episode Outline

  1. Chapter Summary
  2. Key Theme– Loyalty
  3. Character Development– Tom Riddle and Lord Voldemort
  4. World Building– Gryffindor’s Sword and Riddle’s Diary
  5. Literary Device– Climax
  6. Foreshadowing– Sword of Gryffindor and Basilisk Venom
  7. Significance– Riddle’s Diary/Soul destroyed


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