Rereading the series as an educator reveals how much Rowling got right about teaching. This shouldn’t be a surprise since she was a teacher herself.
hpboy13 conjectures that Snape saw himself in Tonks’s unrequited love for Lupin and that he gained a grudging respect for Lupin as a result of the latter’s infiltration of the werewolf community.
There are many, many moments throughout the “Harry Potter” series where I find myself saying, “You stop that. You stop that right now, JKR.” Here are just a few scenes that leave me weepier than a baby mandrake being repotted against its will.
Few heroes have faced as many obstacles as Remus Lupin, but we’re here to say that he is indeed an inspiration! Journey to Hogwarts for our discussion on why Lupin is the best Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher.