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when you read the novel...

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...you'll notice how JK used biblical reference when they eat some fish, and only the bones and skeleton of the fish was left, which is, I think, a reference to Jesus and sharing of food, or how the fisherman Jesus was catching, saving people, at least these intertextual references were kind of omens of events to come... which I think tells us that he did plan beforehand what to write... the same happens in Dr. Sax, where there are many death references (of neighbours, of the watermelon man on the *bridge*, the same with Huck Finn who experiences death as omen) as premonitions of the coming symbolic death and rebirth of the hero.

-Sola