Comparison Of Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

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In Vladimir Propp’s elements of a story, Harry Potter was the Hero in the movie Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. He fits this archetype because he is the main character in the story and shows up in basically every scene. The story is built around him. He is also the “hero” in some sense because he protected the Sorcerer's Stone from the villain, Voldemort, in order to protect Hogwarts.

While Harry was so successful, he couldn't have done it alone. The most important relationship he had was with his closest friends at Hogwarts, Hermione and Ron. They were always there to help Harry whether it was overcoming a fear, just needing advice, or even in life or death situations. One example is when the three were on a quest to get to the Sorcerer’s Stone before Voldemort, so that they could protect Hogwarts. There were many obstacles along the way. One of the most grueling obstacles was a giant board of Wizard’s Chess. Ron and Hermione had to risk their lives in order to make the last move so Harry could move on. They told him that he was the most important and needed to go on without them, so they made the move and both almost got seriously injured just so that Harry could go on. This shows that he is
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Harry needed to get to the stone and take it away, not to use it, but to protect it. That was also the overall purpose for the character in the overall narrative. The theme was how good always trumps evil, and that is shown when even though Harry seems like just a little kid when up against Voldemort, he won in the end because of the good in his heart, and how his purpose for getting the Sorcerer’s stone was to protect it rather than use it… versus Voldemort wanting the stone to use on himself for everlasting life. Harry Potter plays a very important role in this story and overall conveys the