idealism/sexism in HPIV

JOdel at JOdel at
Fri Oct 6 19:25:23 EDT 2000

In a message dated 10/6/00 12:23:58 PM, Wholergo at writes:

<< does it seem to anyone that Herminone is ridiculed 
for her idealism?  Her opposition to what are basically colonila relations is 
made to seem silly. >>

No, just that she has gone a bit overboard on them. On the other hand, with 
it, we seem to get the first really clear view of why Hermione is in 
Gryffindor rather than Ravensclaw. Somehow this tendency to get carried away 
by "causes" seems very Gryffindor. (Unlike Slytherin, where there are no 
causes. Only grudges.)
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