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Thursday, 25 April 2013

Harry Potter MOTW #10

This is a meme hosted by me here at my blog :).The aim of this meme is to share with fellow bloggers a character, spell, chapter, object or quote from the books/ films/ J. K. Rowling herself or anything Potter related! I will be picking a topic within HP for us to focus on each week and then if anyone wants to take part feel free! All I ask is to link back here, to my blog :). There is now a full list of the topics to come here. This weeks is:


                                 Favourite Hogwarts House


R final
Ravenclaw
“By Gryffindor, the bravest were
Prized far beyond the rest;
For Ravenclaw, the cleverest
Would always be the best;
For Hufflepuff, hard workers were
Most worthy of admission;
And power-hungry Slytherin
Loved those of great ambition.”
- J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Main reason? Pottermore totally put me in that house. I love it. Intelligence, wit, Luna Lovegood. There's nothing to dislike! It's founded by Rowena Ravenclaw and there definitely isn't enough attention placed on it. I like to think I'd be sorted into the house 'for real' if I had received my Hogwarts letter (blatantly had a faulty owl delivering mine). The house has its own resident ghost (as do the rest), Helena Ravenclaw aka The Grey Lady. Again, she doesn't feature heavily in the books which I think is a shame! The head of house is good ole Professor Flitwick, and their colours are blue and bronze. 

 

'Wit beyond measure is man's greatest treasure'


Some Ravenclaw Characters:
  • Luna Lovegood
  • Cho Chang
  • Padma Patil
  • Prof. Quirrell
  • Prof. Flitwick 
  • Ollivander
  • Moaning Myrtle

For more information on Ravenclaw, check out this link.


7 comments:

  1. Just stopping by because I'm also doing Alice in Wonderland for the Classics Retold challenge. I personally am a Hufflepuff fan but I can see where you would like Ravenclaw. Think I like hufflepuff because I really would have been in there. Still waiting on my owl to deliver the news that I've been accepted though

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  2. It's Ravenclaw and Slytherin for me really. I'm in awe of Ravenclaws because I could never ever be able to join that house. They're too intelligent!

    Old follower via GFC. New follower via Networkedblogs

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  3. Slytherin, Slytherin ...! :P
    In a perfect world I'd be a Slytherclaw and our animal would be like a winged snake or something. Badass huh? :D
    Ravenclaw is my second fave even though I hate Cho Chang. :P

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  4. This made me realize I hadn't taken the time to set up my Pottermore account. For Shame... doing it now!
    Angie

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  5. I am setting up my pottermore account now and will be doing a post also!!

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    1. Yay! Looking forward to reading your post :). My pottermore name is PhoenixRiver19492. Also emailed you on GR about the button.

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