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Fish out of Water

"I've [got] a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore" —Dorothy, The Wizard of Oz

A common story convention is to drop a protagonist in an entirely new and strange world. It can be magical or menacing. Either way, the main character is somewhat frightened and feels out of place. In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, this is an oft-employed device. Perhaps the most magical such episode traces Harry's experience as a first-year student travelling to the castle and getting sorted. It is this type of a scene that this archetype evokes.

The plot is simple: The protagonist enters a new world and is amazed by it. This is not a scene of great decisions being made, but rather of establishing a world. That world should be compelling to both the protagonist and the audience.