Harry Potter and thePhilosopher’s Stoneby J.K. Rowling
J.K. Rowling Joanna Kathleen Rowling is an English author most famous for the HarryPotter fantasy series. J. K. Rowling was born July 31, 1965, in Yate, Gloucestershire, England.She has a sister, Dianne. Her parents are Peter and Anne Rowling. Rowling attended Exeter University where she graduated in 1987 with adegree in French and Classics. She worked as a secretary and a teacher. The idea for the Harry Potter books came to Rowling in 1990 when shewas on a train ride to London.
SettingThe Muggle & the Wizarding World4 Privet Drive, Little WhingingHogwarts, school of wizardryDiagon AlleyKing’s Cross train station
Protagonist: Harry PotterPhysical descriptionbrown hairspectacleslightning-shaped scar on his foreheadHarry is a shy boy unsure of his abilities. Even when hebecomes famous as a wizard, he never loses his modestyand humility. For example, when he saves Hogwarts, hedoesn’t revel in his success.Harry also doesn’t want to use his powers to fulfill his ownwishes. For example, he only wants to get the magic stone,not to use it.Finally, Harry Potter is a loyal friend. He does everything tomaintain a good relationship with his schoolmates and evenputs himself at risk to save Hermione Granger.
Major Characters: Ron Weasley and Hermione GrangerPhysical description:Ginger hairShabby clothesRon Weasley is HarryPotter’s best friend. Ron isa scaredy-cat. Forexample, he is reluctant toanswer back to Malfoywho belittles him. Ron isalso loyal. He alwaysstands by Harry. Finally,Ron is selfless – he lets amontrous chess queenbeat him in order to helpHarry.Hermione Granger is Harry Potter’sfriend.She is responsible and hardworking – she wants to do well atschool and studies hard. Eventually,Hermione realizes the value offriendship over perfectionism andPhysical description:becomes a loyal friend. Forexample, she lies to the teacher inLots of bushy brown hair order to save Harry and Ron from aLarge front teethteacher’s reprimand.
Conflict The protagonist, Harry Potter, tries to prevent Voldemort, the antagonist from stealingthe Philosopher’s StoneRESOLUTION: Harry Pottersaves the Philosopher’sStone by defeating Quirell.
Recommendation I would recommend the book to everyone who likes adventure stories. Harry Potter andhis friends experience many adventures and dangers and the book contains many twists.
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Option 1: Character Posterdoesn’t brag abouthis achievementsMODESTstands up to Malfoyto protect RonLOYALdoesn’t hesitate tostand up to anenemy like QuirellRECKLESSdoesn’t flinch in faceof dangerRIGHTEOUSwants to find the stonein order to help, not forpersonal gainINSECUREworries whether he woulddo well at school and if hewould fit inBRAVE
Option 2: Character AlphabetA is for the ABUSE Harry took at the hands of the Dursleys.B is for BRAVERY he demonstrates when he stands up to bulliesC is for CHARMS, a subject Harry studies at schoolD is for the DURSLEYS, Harry’s uncle, aunt and cousinetc.
J.K. Rowling Joanna Kathleen Rowling is an English author most famous for the Harry Potter fantasy series. J. K. Rowling was born July 31, 1965, in Yate, Gloucestershire, England. She has a sister, Dianne. Her parents are Peter and Anne Rowling. Rowling attended Exeter University where sh