History Literature / HarryPotterAndThePhilosophersStone

24th Jun '17 6:11:05 PM billybobfred
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** He believes that Voldemort wanted to recruit James and Lily Potter to his side. Though Hagrid does not know the reasons why Voldemort killed them, he should know that the Death Eaters would never have accepted a Muggle-born and a blood traitor into their ranks.[[/note]] However, {{WordOfGod}} commented on this by saying that in extremly rare circumstances, Muggle-borns could be accepted as death eaters.

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** He believes that Voldemort wanted to recruit James and Lily Potter to his side. Though Hagrid does not know the reasons why Voldemort killed them, he should know that the Death Eaters would never have accepted a Muggle-born and a blood traitor into their ranks.[[/note]] However, {{WordOfGod}} commented on this by saying that in extremly rare circumstances, Muggle-borns could be accepted as death eaters.ranks, especially not anyone who had thrice defied him.



** He claims that "there's not a single witch or wizard who went bad who wasn't in Slytherin," which is patently untrue.

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** He claims that "there's not a single witch or wizard who went bad who wasn't in Slytherin," which is patently untrue.untrue, and he should have known it -- he spoke to Sirius Black at the beginning of this book, and [[Literature/HarryPotterAndThePrisonerOfAzkaban in the third book]], he makes it clear that at this point he is well aware of that Gryffindor being a "murderin' traitor". [[spoiler:Yes, Sirius is innocent, but Peter Pettigrew is ''also'' a Gryffindor, so the point stands.]]
19th Jun '17 12:32:35 PM Joker23
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19th Jun '17 12:31:31 PM Joker23
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** He believes that Voldemort wanted to recruit James and Lily Potter to his side. Though Hagrid does not know the reasons why Voldemort killed them, he should know that the Death Eaters would never have accepted a Muggle-born and a blood traitor into their ranks. [[/note]] However, {{WordOfGod}} commented on this by saying that in extremly rare circumstances, Muggle-borns could be accepted as death eaters.

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** He believes that Voldemort wanted to recruit James and Lily Potter to his side. Though Hagrid does not know the reasons why Voldemort killed them, he should know that the Death Eaters would never have accepted a Muggle-born and a blood traitor into their ranks. [[/note]] However, {{WordOfGod}} commented on this by saying that in extremly rare circumstances, Muggle-borns could be accepted as death eaters.
19th Jun '17 12:30:30 PM Joker23
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** He believes that Voldemort wanted to recruit James and Lily Potter to his side. Though Hagrid does not know the reasons why Voldemort killed them, he should know that the Death Eaters would never have accepted a Muggle-born and a blood traitor into their ranks.

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** He believes that Voldemort wanted to recruit James and Lily Potter to his side. Though Hagrid does not know the reasons why Voldemort killed them, he should know that the Death Eaters would never have accepted a Muggle-born and a blood traitor into their ranks. [[/note]] However, {{WordOfGod}} commented on this by saying that in extremly rare circumstances, Muggle-borns could be accepted as death eaters.
11th Jun '17 12:16:53 PM waters20
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* AdultFear: The fact that Voldermort killed Harry's parents ''right in front of him when he was a baby'' is about as fearful as a story can get.
11th Jun '17 12:07:49 PM tyrekecorrea
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* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: Vernon Dursley begins to question his senses when he thinks he sees a cat doing things that cats aren't normally able to do, such as reading a map and eyeing him skeptically.
9th Jun '17 5:17:14 AM LB7979
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* BreadEggsMilkSquick: Dumbledore's chocolate frog trading card lists his greatest feats as a wizard, such as his defeat of Grindelwald and his discovery of the twelve uses of dragon's blood, before adding that he "enjoys chamber music and ten pin bowling."
29th May '17 10:15:20 PM SithPanda16
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* OnePersonBirthdayParty: Harry's 11th birthday is forgotten by the Dursleys because of the flood of letters from Hogwarts, Harry sings the "Happy Birthday" song to himself.
16th Mar '17 4:56:59 PM nighttrainfm
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* SummonToHand: Broomstick practice starts with a short-range version - holding your hand over one and shouting "Up!" Harry is one of the few who gets it right first time; Hermione's just rolls over and Neville's doesn't budge at all. This leads Harry to wonder if the brooms can tell if you don't actually want to fly.
14th Mar '17 8:26:06 AM NightShade96
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* {{Foreshadowing}}:
** Hagrid delivers Harry to the Dursleys on Sirius Black's flying motorcycle, which is also [[spoiler:[[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows how he transports him from the house for the last time]].]]
** One of the first things Harry learns about the wizarding world is that it's dangerous to mess with goblins and flat-out mad to try and rob Gringotts, but [[spoiler: Voldemort]] manages to attempt this a few chapters later, offscreen. [[spoiler: Then Book 7 rolls around ]]
** The high-security vaults are [[spoiler:guarded by dragons.]]
** Vernon and Petunia glare at Harry when he says he leaves from "platform nine and three-quarters" [[spoiler: but only Vernon calls idea of the weird platform "rubbish". We learn in Book 7 that Petunia has actually ''stood on the platform''. She was probably quiet because she was reminded of it for the first time in years.]]
*** Even subtler, when Hagrid shows up at the island where the Dursleys are holed up, [[spoiler: Vernon calls Dumbledore an "old fool". How would he have any idea whether Hogwarts' Headmaster is old or not? When he and his wife discussed Harry's letter, Petunia must have told him that Dumbledore worked there when Lily was at school.]]
** When Harry goes to buy his wand at Ollivander's, Ollivander tells him about his parent's wands, mentioning that his father's wand was good for Transfiguration. In Book 3, we find out that [[spoiler:James managed to secretly become an Animagus, which would require very good skills in transfiguration.]]
** Harry claiming that Voldemort will turn Hogwarts into [[spoiler:a school for the Dark Arts. Come book seven, he does just that.]]
** Midway through the book, Harry has a horrible feeling that Snape can read minds. In [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix Book 5]], [[spoiler:Snape is revealed to be a skilled Legilimens, which happens to be the sort of mind-reading Harry mentioned all the way back in Book 1. However, when he explains this to Harry, he calls it "the ability to extract feelings and memories from another person's mind" and takes exception to Harry's characterization of this ability as "mind-reading".]]
** Quirrell mentions that the turban was given to him by an African prince for ridding him of a rather troublesome zombie -- in Book 6 it's revealed that zombies are actually called "Inferi". [[spoiler:And after reading Book 6, the reader can tell just ''how much'' Quirrell is lying.]]
** In terms of foreshadowing strictly inside the plot of Book 1 itself, when Hagrid explains the professors who arranged for the traps to protect the Mirror of Erised, and likewise the Philosopher's Stone, [[spoiler:Quirrell]] is among those listed. Later, when they are proceeding through the traps to get to the Philosopher's Stone to prevent who they think is Snape from getting it, they enter [[spoiler:Quirrell's]] trap room and discover a knocked out Troll, which gives away an early clue that [[spoiler:Quirrell was the one who released a troll into the castle on Halloween, and that it is in fact Quirrell, not Snape, who was searching for the Stone.]]
** Harry tried asking Dumbledore what the latter sees in the Mirror of Erised. When returning to bed, Harry realized that Dumbledore wasn't being truthful with his answer, and then telling himself that it was something personal for Dumbledore.
** Voldemort correctly surmising that [[spoiler:Harry lied to Quirell about having the Stone during the climax at the Mirror of Erised.]] It seems like he's just being smart or that Harry didn't lie too well.[[spoiler: Voldemort's actually employing Legilimency, though it won't be identified as such until Book 5.]]
** Voldemort notes that he was after Harry specifically that night, and only killed Lily for defending him. When Harry asks Dumbledore why Voldemort wanted him dead, Dumbledore replies that Harry will be ready for the answer when he's older.
** Right there on the Chocolate Frog Card: [[spoiler: ''Dumbledore is particularly famous for his defeat of the Dark Wizard Grindelwald in 1945'', which is when he scored the Elder Wand.]]
** Hagrid says that he doesn't think Voldemort is really dead because he doesn't think there was enough human left in him to die.[[spoiler: Voldemort's body died with only part of his soul after splitting it, so he wasn't completely human, which is why he was able to come back.]]
** Dumbledore says that one shouldn't spend so much time dreaming that you forget to live. [[spoiler:His overly-idealistic dreams eventually led to his sister's death, which he's never really gotten over.]]

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* {{Foreshadowing}}:
** Hagrid delivers Harry to the Dursleys on Sirius Black's flying motorcycle, which is also [[spoiler:[[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows how he transports him from the house for the last time]].]]
** One of the first things Harry learns about the wizarding world is that it's dangerous to mess with goblins and flat-out mad to try and rob Gringotts, but [[spoiler: Voldemort]] manages to attempt this a few chapters later, offscreen. [[spoiler: Then Book 7 rolls around ]]
** The high-security vaults are [[spoiler:guarded by dragons.]]
** Vernon and Petunia glare at Harry when he says he leaves from "platform nine and three-quarters" [[spoiler: but only Vernon calls idea of the weird platform "rubbish". We learn in Book 7 that Petunia has actually ''stood on the platform''. She was probably quiet because she was reminded of it for the first time in years.]]
*** Even subtler, when Hagrid shows up at the island where the Dursleys are holed up, [[spoiler: Vernon calls Dumbledore an "old fool". How would he have any idea whether Hogwarts' Headmaster is old or not? When he and his wife discussed Harry's letter, Petunia must have told him that Dumbledore worked there when Lily was at school.]]
** When Harry goes to buy his wand at Ollivander's, Ollivander tells him about his parent's wands, mentioning that his father's wand was good for Transfiguration. In Book 3, we find out that [[spoiler:James managed to secretly become an Animagus, which would require very good skills in transfiguration.]]
** Harry claiming that Voldemort will turn Hogwarts into [[spoiler:a school for the Dark Arts. Come book seven, he does just that.]]
** Midway through the book, Harry has a horrible feeling that Snape can read minds. In [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix Book 5]], [[spoiler:Snape is revealed to be a skilled Legilimens, which happens to be the sort of mind-reading Harry mentioned all the way back in Book 1. However, when he explains this to Harry, he calls it "the ability to extract feelings and memories from another person's mind" and takes exception to Harry's characterization of this ability as "mind-reading".]]
** Quirrell mentions that the turban was given to him by an African prince for ridding him of a rather troublesome zombie -- in Book 6 it's revealed that zombies are actually called "Inferi". [[spoiler:And after reading Book 6, the reader can tell just ''how much'' Quirrell is lying.]]
** In terms of foreshadowing strictly inside the plot of Book 1 itself, when Hagrid explains the professors who arranged for the traps to protect the Mirror of Erised, and likewise the Philosopher's Stone, [[spoiler:Quirrell]] is among those listed. Later, when they are proceeding through the traps to get to the Philosopher's Stone to prevent who they think is Snape from getting it, they enter [[spoiler:Quirrell's]] trap room and discover a knocked out Troll, which gives away an early clue that [[spoiler:Quirrell was the one who released a troll into the castle on Halloween, and that it is in fact Quirrell, not Snape, who was searching for the Stone.]]
** Harry tried asking Dumbledore what the latter sees in the Mirror of Erised. When returning to bed, Harry realized that Dumbledore wasn't being truthful with his answer, and then telling himself that it was something personal for Dumbledore.
** Voldemort correctly surmising that [[spoiler:Harry lied to Quirell about having the Stone during the climax at the Mirror of Erised.]] It seems like he's just being smart or that Harry didn't lie too well.[[spoiler: Voldemort's actually employing Legilimency, though it won't be identified as such until Book 5.]]
** Voldemort notes that he was after Harry specifically that night, and only killed Lily for defending him. When Harry asks Dumbledore why Voldemort wanted him dead, Dumbledore replies that Harry will be ready for the answer when he's older.
** Right there on the Chocolate Frog Card: [[spoiler: ''Dumbledore is particularly famous for his defeat of the Dark Wizard Grindelwald in 1945'', which is when he scored the Elder Wand.]]
** Hagrid says that he doesn't think Voldemort is really dead because he doesn't think there was enough human left in him to die.[[spoiler: Voldemort's body died with only part of his soul after splitting it, so he wasn't completely human, which is why he was able to come back.]]
** Dumbledore says that one shouldn't spend so much time dreaming that you forget to live. [[spoiler:His overly-idealistic dreams eventually led to his sister's death, which he's never really gotten over.]]
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