the slytherins making a drinking game where they take a shot every time draco malfoy talks about harry potter
So I wrote a short story for my Craft of Fiction class, and now I’m reading some people’s comments on it, and I’m a little annoyed because even though everyone has been positive so far, they are all focusing on the wrong character.
So I just woke up and it’s 4:56am and instead of trying to fall back to sleep for the next two hours before I actually need to wake up, I think I might go for a run? In the rain?? And then take a shower and then get ready for class??? What is happening who am I
"In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." (Mortimer J. Adler)
Look at this
I’ve never made this connection before…at the beginning of DH Hermione tells Ron and Harry how a wizard who’d split his soul could heal himself, save himself…remorse
Harry James you precious baby
I’ve read this second bit before, the whole try for some remorse thing, and thought it was just a Harry stabbing in the dark, but nO
It was so calculated
He remembered that conversation
actual, possible redemption for Voldemort
he kept that hope, however slim, that Voldemort could be saved
before they cast their final curses, after all that happened, Harry was actually trying to get Voldemort to mend himself back together
Harry james potter you compassionate jerk trying to save your mortal enemy before he utterly and finally destroys himself
This is everything
Yes. Dh2 is the worst film adaptation I can’t.
Okay usually I find Spanish pretty easy, but now we’re doing this preterite vs. imperfect stuff and it honestly makes zero sense to me. I have a test on this on Friday, and right now I’m seriously struggling to get through the review homework. Like I have no idea what’s going on.
People who hate Harry Potter missed the a giant part of the story. Despite being abused by his aunt, uncle and cousin his whole life Harry was kind, compassionate, loyal, protective and honest. He defended those who needed it and stood up to those who deserved it. He didn’t become bitter or hateful. And he spent his life trying to protect others. You can’t hate him because people chose to stand by him even if it meant they’d die. He didn’t want that, he wanted everyone to live even if it meant he couldn’t anymore.
It’s because he suffered PTSD in book 5 and was mistaken for a whiney angsty teen.
The deathly hallows (x)
Perfect. I love c o m p l i c a t e d.
I think that the situation with Alex Day is an example of how patriarchal society brainwashes people into literally not knowing that what they’re doing is wrong. This problem is pervasive in our culture, and the way to end it is to continue to educate people and call them out when they perpetuate it. I think that there are people who are basically good, but they do bad things because no one has taught them that they shouldn’t. I go to a very liberal school that’s known for its “hippie” culture, and I know several people who have said that they didn’t start to notice our society’s inherent sexism until they came here. I know one person who said that he’s grateful for his experience at this school, because now he recognizes problematic things he has done and can be a better person.
I also know someone who behaved similarly to the way Alex has. He really believed that he was entitled to certain things, regardless of what the other person wanted. He thought that being in a relationship meant that he was guaranteed sex, and he would keep pushing until he got it. When I recounted his actions back to him once, he said, “That sounds really bad when you put it that way.” He had no idea he was doing anything wrong until I told him that he was.
The point is that in order to fight rape culture, we need to call people out when they do shitty things. Some people will continue to behave however they want and refuse to listen, but some people will learn and decide to change. I think Alex is someone who is learning. That doesn’t make his actions forgivable, and it doesn’t mean that we should welcome him back into the YouTube community with open arms, but we don’t need to continuously throw fire at him, either. We should not forgive the things he did, but maybe we can encourage learning and self-betterment.
[12 year old kid from the 50s who plays baseball voice] why i oughta