We don’t know a lot about the founders of Hogwarts, but perhaps we can learn more by looking at the linguistics of their names.
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Dr. Beatrice Groves dissects the moral challenge of the goblin perspective on the ownership of Gryffindor’s sword, which is strongly linked to our popular understanding of Marxism.
The Sorting Hat is certainly the most mysterious and interesting magic hat around Hogwarts, but could it also see the future?
Could J.K. Rowling have based the four Hogwarts founders on the Pevensie children in “Narnia”? Peter, Edmund, Susan, and Lucy have strikingly similar personalities to Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw, and Hufflepuff.
Rank what you think the best feature of the special edition of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” is!
The scientific community has never been afraid to get their geek on when it comes to the nomenclature of brand-new discoveries.