Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Symbolism, Imagery, & Allegory
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When Fawkes the phoenix brings Harry the Sorting Hat in the Chamber of Secrets, the Hat produces a ruby-covered sword for Harry. Harry uses that sword to kill Slytherin's basilisk. The sword origin...
Tom Riddle's Diary
Tom Riddle's diary is not so much a symbol as a plot point. The diary gives J.K. Rowling an opportunity to bring Harry face to face with the young Voldemort, to start recognizing the similarities b...
The Sorting Hat
The Sorting Hat places each new generation of Hogwarts first-year students into the four Hogwarts Houses. The Sorting Hat moves through your mind to decide if your primary characteristics are coura...
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