Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Harry Potter has come to life in novels and on film, but in what new genre will his story continue in the near future?
In a well-written, well-developed essay, respond to the following prompt. You may draw on material form the IMDb site, the Robertson site, or any other reviews you have read in framing your reply.
Coming-of-age fantasy stories like Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (called Bil dungs roman by the Germans) appeal not only to children, but to adolescents and adults as well. Whether looking forward to the future or back to the past, readers and viewers of all ages can relate to the passages of their lives as the innocence of their youth yields to the experience of mature adulthood. Harry’s coming-of-age begins at age 11, and he welcomes his rescue from the bleak treatment of an aunt and uncle and his entry into the magical world of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. How well does director Chris Columbus do in capturing Harry’?