idealism/sexism in HPIV
amgraham at cygnus.uwa.edu.au
Sun Oct 8 09:50:56 EDT 2000
At 03:19 06-10-00 -0400, Wholergo at aol.com wrote:
>In re sexism AND idealism, 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. Not a good message for kids or anyone.
You are right. As an adult reader, though, I assumed - and still do - that
she will be proved right in the end, and that her fight for the house-elves
will eventually be a positive thing.
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