Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Symbolism, Imagery, & Allegory
Sometimes, there’s more to Pop Lit than meets the eye.
Wands represent individual personality and character. Each magically talented person in the book has a wand tailored to fit his or her personality, and each wizard or witch's wand is an extension o...
The Sorting Hat
All students entering Hogwarts must try on the Sorting Hat. To the new first-years, it seems like it holds the potential for a trying ordeal – the idea of being "Sorted" carries with it all k...
The Sorcerer's Stone
The Sorcerer's Stone is a mythical-sounding object that does two things: 1) transforms base metals into gold; 2) creates an immortality potion (the Elixir of Life). Here's what Hermione learns abou...
People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...
Noodle's College Search