J.k Rowling 's Harry Potter And The Sorcerer 's Stone : Understanding The Symbolisms

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J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: Understanding the symbolisms J.K Rowling’s the “Harry Potter” series is based on an orphaned boy, neglected and disbanded who is unsure of his abilities. One day he receives a letter to a school of Hogwarts that changes his life forever, this admission letter saves him from harshness he endures living with his aunt and uncle the Dursley’s. Focusing more on Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone it does not take much to show the somewhat hidden messages and symbolisms J.K Rowling has placed throughout the book. Rowling used four points of the story to pull the reader into looking deeper in the text and reading in-between the lines. What is shown through the book is the death of Harry’s parents, the scar on Harry’s forehead, Harry’s relationship with Dumbledore and The Mirror of Erised to create indirect messages for the reader. The death of Harry’s parents shapes his character. If his parents had not died he would not be living with his aunt, uncle and obnoxious cousin, he would not have been neglected, he would not of had any knowledge of his magical abilities, and he would not have entered Hogwarts for the simple fact that his parents would be the very influential and deciding factor in his life. Harry adjusts rather easily to his newly found life of wizardry as a result of his terrible home life. The absence of Harry’s parents’ casts him different from the other students at Hogwarts, none of them would understand the

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