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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Harry Potter

Harry Potter is the main character of the story. He is born a wizard to parents who are also magical, James, a wizard, and Lilly, a witch. His father is killed by Lord Voldemort, a dark wizard. His mother is also killed by Voldemort while trying to protect Harry from him. He is famous in the wizarding world because he has survived Voldemort's spell of death. He is sent to live with his mother's sister and her family upon the death of his parents. They treat Harry terribly for many years, and he is unloved and alone in the world. He finds out he is a wizard on the dawn of his eleventh birthday when he is sent to Hogwarts School of Magic. It is here that he learns about his true past and is shown understanding.

Ron Weasley

Ron becomes Harry's friend on the train ride...

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