Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Setting & Symbolism

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The Sorcerer's Stone

The Sorcerer's Stone was created by Albus Dumbledore's partner Nicolas Falmal. It is a small red ball that can turn any metal into gold and also creates and elixir that when drunk grants eternal life to the drinker.

The Mirror of Erised

One who looks into the Mirror of Erised sees his or her deepest desires. The mirror was used to hide the Sorcerer's Stone. To retrieve the stone, the person looking into the mirror has to desire having it but never using it.

Quidditch

Quidditch is the wizarding world's national game. It is played in the air on broomsticks. Each team must score goals and defend its side of the "field." The Snitch is a winged golden ball that flies about the field during game play. The seeker, which is Harry's position, must capture the Snitch to win the game for their side. If...

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