Hermione Archives

Posts about Hermione.

I didn't have much to say about Hermione, really. After the fifth book came out, I would have had far more to say about her—much of it, I'm afraid, not very pleasant—but by then, I'd stopped writing.

RE: Hermione's ethnicity -- Other wizarding schools in Britain

An American reader's initial impression of Hermione's ethnicity, followed by an analysis of the dialogue in PS/SS and an explanation of how it does not support JKR's later assertion that Hogwarts is the only wizarding school in Britain.

Posted January 21, 2002 at 6:55 pm
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RE: In defense of Hermione and Neville

Speculation on whether Neville or Hermione would ever betray Harry or his cause. My own reader desire for Neville's role in future canon, and my distaste for the spectre of "DE-butt-kicking Super-Neville."

Posted February 07, 2002 at 1:30 pm
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RE: SHIP: Reading With Hindsight, D/H, Hermione's role in Draco's future development

Discussion of whether people noticed SHIPping "evidence" in the early volumes on first read, or only through hindsight. Evidence for Draco having a "nasty twisted little crush" on Hermione. Suggests that the Malfoy family has been established as both Ron's and Hermione's nemesis, and that this may indicate that Hermione will have some role to play in Draco's future development in canon.


RE: Hermione, Knowledge and Blackmail

Blackmail subplots in GoF, and pride-in-knowledge as Hermione's own particular spiritual temptation.

Posted February 21, 2003 at 12:51 am
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RE: Blackmail Revisited - Fred, George, & Hermione

Yes, of course Fred and George are "really" engaging in blackmail! And it would seem to be illegal in Wizarding Britain, too. But more to the point, why all that emphasis on blackmail in GoF? (A question no one ever answered, alas.)

Posted February 21, 2003 at 6:10 pm
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