The new “Harry Potter” TV show is the chance to include book characters that didn’t make it into the films. Take a look at the seven we want to see.
– In Chapter 21 of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry, Ron, and Hermione enter the kitchens and manage to witness Hogwarts house-elves in a way most students never do. – Today’s...
Episode 18 of “Potterversity” tackles the issue of house-elf enslavement and what we can learn about social change from an unresolved problem.
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.
Is agency denied to house-elves or declined by them? There are several moments throughout the “Harry Potter” books that contradict the idea that house-elves are magically bound to obey their masters.
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.
The “Harry Potter” movies would be a little more magical with these characters.
Is there a difference between the house-elves in America and Europe? MACUSA might be ahead of the curve on this issue.
Disappointed that some of your favorite characters from the books didn’t make it into the films? Here are five of my saddest cuts!