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The Threat Within: Harry Potter and the Cultural Baggage of Orphan Stories

“Unlike most popular orphan characters, I wasn’t too young to remember my parents.”

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Sorcerer’s Stone—Sorcerer’s Stone

Sorcerer’s Stone

Sorcerer’s Stone

James and the Giant Peach

Wuthering Heights. The Adventures of Huckleberry FinnJane Eyre


Orphan Texts: Victorian Orphans, Culture and Empire,

Oliver Twist,

Sorcerer’s Stone

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her eyes are just like mine,