The Potterverse (was; DWJ in Israeli newspaper)

Otter Perry ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Mon Feb 23 09:58:59 EST 2004


On Sunday, February 22, 2004, at 11:25 AM, Robyn Starkey wrote:

> Ignoring this fits with the ignoring of all non-magical subjects at 
> Hogwarts.
> No one there learns grammar or biology or mathematics in mundane
> classes. It particularly amuses me that they write all those feet of 
> essays
> on parchment, and no one apparently has ever taught them how to write
> an essay, or a paragraph.

Or how to write with a quill pen, for that matter, which is no mean 
trick.

It makes much more sense to study magic at the university level,
as in _Year of the Griffin_, which I reread yesterday.  And what a
pleasure it was, after all that Potter!

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