What does “I’m calling” mean?

“Yeh could’ve died!” sobbed Hagrid. “An’ don’ say the name!”
“VOLDEMORT!” Harry bellowed, and Hagrid was so shocked, he stopped
crying. “I’ve met him and I’m calling him by his name. Please
cheer up, Hagrid, we saved the Stone, it’s gone, he can’t use it. Have
a Chocolate Frog, I’ve got loads…”
(Harry Potter and the
Sorcerer’s Stone)

“Do not use I’ll [instead of “I am doing”] for something you decided before.” 
(Essential Grammar in Use).

Consulting this, ‘I’m calling’ implies he’s already decided he would call You-Kow-Who by his name. Am I right?


Yes, here ‘I’m calling’ implies that Harry has already decided on calling You-Kow-Who by his name, and he’s not going to listen to anything that Hagrid has to say on this matter.

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