Voldemort underestimated the power of house-elves to his own detriment. This is the second article in a three-part series exploring social dynamics in the wizarding world and examines how house-elves are more intelligent and powerful than wizards perceive them to be.
Discrimination within the wizarding world is prevalent. This is the first article in a three-part series exploring social dynamics in the wizarding world and forms a framework for understanding the social hierarchy between wizards and all magical creatures.
Is there a difference between the house-elves in America and Europe? MACUSA might be ahead of the curve on this issue.
The “Harry Potter” books are filled with allegories on racism and politics. This second article in a two-part series discusses how “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” has been invaluable in inspiring an entire generation of readers to be politically engaged and stand up against injustice.
Hermione may start out as a teacher’s pet, but over time, she learns to break the rules in order to protect not only her friends but also the wider wizarding community.
Hogwarts is known as a school of “Witchcraft and Wizardry,” but where do the other inhabitants of the wizarding world learn magic?