House-elves are sometimes problematically seen as a metaphor for American and European slavery, but the brownie myth that inspired this creature reveals a more nuanced story.
Author: Sophia Jenkins
Bring the magical world to life with this guide to creating magical crafts, Hogwarts feasts, and Sorting Ceremonies.
Dumbledore’s plans often have two sides, and this one is no different: While Dumbledore pretends to be giving the sword of Gryffindor to Harry, he’s actually using it to hunt for Horcruxes.
Draco may be a bully, but he’s also an incredibly talented wizard, capable of doing complicated magic far earlier than the rest of his peers.
If prophecies are not certain to come true, then what makes a true prophecy? Sometimes, it all depends on who is in the room.
Although Quidditch teams are coed, female Quidditch players still face subtle discrimination from male teammates, friends, family, and commentators.
Although Hermione has never shown an interest in Quidditch, Ron becomes convinced that being a good Quidditch player is the only way to win her affections.