“Promptly Potter” Episode 127: “Hermione Should Stick to Planning”

– In Chapter 33 of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Hermione tricks Umbridge into the Forbidden Forest. Once there, the evil headmistress takes the opportunity to gleefully insult the centaurs, resulting in her capture and abduction.

– Today’s prompt is “Is it out of character for Hermione to disrespect centaurs by using them for her own purposes? Why does her advocacy for magical species not extend to them?”

– This episode is hosted by Bailey Alfaro.

– Join in the conversation on MuggleNet’s social media channels by using #PromptlyPotter.

Promptly Potter is MuggleNet.com’s Harry Potter critical analysis podcast in which we break down questions about the novels into bite-sized pieces. Each episode explores one chapter through a single carefully curated prompt. The topics and questions covered will span a range as long as Dumbledore’s beard. From controversial and burning to absolutely ridiculous (certainly our favorite), no question is off-limits.

Our alternating hosts dive into some of the things we’ve been reeling over for two and a half decades, but here’s the catch: They have to do it in 15 minutes or less.

Get those wands at the ready because you can consider this your acceptance letter! Come with us during this year-long reread in which we explore the wizarding world. Prepare to have your mind bewitched and your senses ensnared. This is a Harry Potter critical analysis podcast like no other, but that’s merely our opinion.



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