In which we discuss how the Harry Potter series is structured in mirrored pairs: Books 1 & 7, 2 & 6, and 3 & 5, with book 4 as the nexus of the entire narrative. Plus we read a fan story about the power of Harry Potter to heal and bring families together!
Additional Show Notes:
- Star Wars Ring Theory
- Mugglenet podcast episode: ‘There and Back Again: Chiasmus, Alchemy, and Ring Composition in Harry Potter’
- John Granger’s blog post about ring structure in Harry Potter