Vanessa and Casper explore the theme of heartbreak in chapter 17 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. They discuss practical jokes, juvenile delinquency, and the symbolism of Fawkes' tears. Throughout the episode they consider the question: What's the difference between heartbreak and soul-break?
This episode is sponsored by Squarespace and this week's voicemail is thanks to Helen Valencia. Next week we'll be reading chapter 18, Dobby's Reward, through the theme of love.