Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone Summary

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“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling is about a boy named Harry Potter who lived with his aunt, uncle, and their son at 4 Privet Dr. More specifically, underneath the cupboard. At least that’s where he spent most of his time hiding from his cousin Dudley who loved to beat him up. But on his 11th birthday, Harry’s life changed forever after he received a visit from a giant man named Hagrid. He found out that his parents weren’t who his aunt and uncle had made them seem like...they were wizards, which made Harry a wizard. But that’s not the only part that changed his life forever. Harry’s parents hadn’t died the way he Dursley’s had told him, they were murdered. By the most feared, dark wizard of all time...Lord Voldemort. Hagrid tells Harry about his parents and what he is. Hagrid ten takes Harry to Hogwarts, an academy for wizards and witches, where he learns new things everyday about his kind and explores further than he would’ve ever imagined. Harry is a venturesome boy, and gets to experience many new things at his new school Hogwarts. He loves to take risks and go on adventures that might otherwise scare wizards and witches. At Hogwarts, Harry …show more content…
For one, Voldemort was known to be dead after he murdered Harry’s parents and tried to kill Harry but failed., and is now hiding out in Hogwarts seeking the philosopher’s stone. When Harry is in the woods one day and spots a human-like creature drinking a unicorn’s blood, Harry is taken back and starts to wonder just what is going on beyond the walls of Hogwarts. After venturing off more, Harry comes to realize that Voldemort isn’t dead and that there’s something he’s after. Harry then embarks on a journey to end Voldemort’s reign, and stop another one from rising. This is going to be a long and gruesome journey for Harry, but he’s up for the

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