What methods does Rowling use to establish Dumbledore as being wise and trustworthy?

Asked by: Ron Meyer

How is Dumbledore described?

Dumbledore has characteristic as wise, gentle, kind, misterious in way, knowlegable, caring and understanding. Dumbledore is the protector and mentor for Harry Potter, he give influnces for Harry, his friends and the reader to follow his character.

What is Dumbledore’s famous for?

Albus Dumbledore was considered to be the most powerful wizard of his time. He was most famous for his defeat of Gellert Grindelwald, the discovery of the twelve uses of dragon’s blood, and his work on alchemy with Nicolas Flamel.

What did Dumbledore claim to see when looking into the Mirror of Erised?

Dumbledore claimed to see himself holding a pair of thick, woollen socks, telling Harry that “one can never have enough socks.” If this had been true, it would suggest that Dumbledore was so content with life that the only things he wished for were small things.

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