: [Fwd: Bullying, DWJ, and Harry Potter...]
margaret at onr.com
Thu Jan 30 18:06:36 EST 2003
>In the Potterverse all the Real boys and girls
>are in Griffondor and Ravensclaw, if you are in
>Hufflepuff you are a joke (and probably plump),
>if you are in Slithering you are nasty -- nasty
>and snide or nasty and thick
Yes! Thanks for the summary; it encapsulates some of what puts me off
the Potterverse. All the characters are defined in terms that make them
about as deep as cardboard, which means there's no room for moral
complexities or subtleties.
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