BuzzFeed is inundated with Sorting Hat quizzes assigning the taker a Hogwarts House based on absurd and unrelated criteria. But even the most ridiculous quiz can lead to enlightening discussions about identity.
It’s been over a year and a half since “Cursed Child” was published, and Cedric Diggory’s storyline still seems to make little sense. Here’s why Cedric deserved better.
“Harry Potter” taught a generation to probe the depths of literature while waiting for the next book. But how has our critical engagement with media changed in the age of the instant gratification of a Netflix binge?
When Hermione told Harry, in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”, that friendship and bravery were more important than books and cleverness, she wasn’t downgrading her importance. In fact, it was one of the most important character moments for her.