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jk rowling unilaterally writing that not a single member of slytherin house fought in the battle of hogwarts and instead every single one of them hid like cowards is honestly one of the laziest most flaccid writing decisions of our time
Or it could be the truth about Slytherins as a whole. While the house is most known for being the vilest and meanest kids in the whole school, everyone would assume, “Those guys are gonna be on the side of the Death Eaters and wreck shit”. When in actuality, most of them wouldn’t do anything for any side, because Slytherin’s only care about themselves.
This was proven time and time again in the books, along with the traits for the other houses. The Gryffindors believe that you should sacrifice yourself for others, the Ravenclaws believe that whatever the wise or most knowledgeable choice is has to be the right way, and Hufflepuffs believe that you should always do the right thing, no matter what. Slytherins believe that whatever will make you more powerful or better than others is right.
Plus, of all the lazy and flaccid novels of our time, you chose one detail in one book of an entire series of widely acclaimed novels. Trust me, work in a book store, there is a whole lot worse books out there.
okay, first let’s start with the fact that you’re pigeonholing an entire demographic of people you know nothing about who were actively classified as Slytherins by JKR’s Pottermore test. please, by all means, go up to a little eleven-year-old who self-identifies as Slytherin because they don’t agree with JKR’s assumption that having ambition and drive and goals automatically makes you evil, and tell them to their face that they are “vile” and “mean.”
"Slytherins only care about themselves"—ah, right. well, silly me, I guess I just dreamed up that entire part where Narcissa Malfoy cared more about her son’s life than her own to the point where she was willing to lie point-blank to Voldemort without so much as the slightest twitch in her facial expressions or her defenses. how about the point where Andromeda Tonks was a pureblood witch, a Slytherin, who grew up to marry a Muggle-born of her own choice, regardless of being exiled by the pureblood snobs in her family?
oh, wow, I guess I must just be imagining this entire section of the Pottermore welcome letter, too:
Slytherins are actively and consistently described as people who take awhile to warm up to others, but who, once they decide that they care about you, are not afraid in the least to put you and your needs in their highest consideration. the only other house with more consistent emphasis on loyalty to family and friends in the entire series is Hufflepuff—not Gryffindor, and not Ravenclaw. but yes, please, go on to tell me how Slytherins are so vile and evil despite sharing a fair amount of similar qualities to the house most renowned for kindness.
I don’t even know where you’re taking your facts from, because no where does it ever say that Gryffindors believe in “sacrificing themselves for others.” no, Gryffindors are brave and they are daring—which, in a negative context, can just as easily translate to showoffy and prideful. that in no way translates to self-sacrificing (Harry was naturally self-sacrificing. not the entire house). Ravenclaws don’t believe that wisdom is “right,” they simply prize it, thus fostering a nature of competitiveness which can border on downright vindictive around the time for finals and exams, I’m sure. Hufflepuffs believe in “doing the right thing” in the sense of “what they personally believe is right.” which, believe it or not, gives Hufflepuffs quite the potential for being downright terrifying should they ever convince themselves that they are “doing the right thing” while working for an evil cause, all the moreso since their loyalty is known to be unwarvering.
but yes, clearly, rather than thinking critically about the series, let’s just try to push the agenda of “every single Slytherin was born inherently evil and they’re all awful, selfish pricks.”
using Hogwarts just as an example, roughly 25% of people in that school are going to be sorted into Slytherin, or else the house wouldn’t have stuck around for two centuries. I’m sure the 25% isn’t an even percentage and that some years fluctuate, but still: 25%. you cannot possibly tell me that every eleven-year-old walking through those doors is even pureblood (only 20 pureblood families are ever specified by JKR, meaning others likely died out, and there is no way in hell that 20 families alone, even through intermarriage, could provide enough children each and every year to accomodate 25% of a school with hundreds of students), much less that they were inherently born evil and vile and cruel.
if you truly love a series, then sit down and accept it when someone writes a valid criticism of it rather than going out of your way to defend an author who made very poor choices in her work. if you honestly think that this is the only flaw the HP books have, or that “widely acclaimed” = “flawless work,” you’re sorely mistaken, too. the romanticization and forgiveness of Severus Snape, the portrayal and excusal of literal child abuse, the continued stereotyping and pigeonholing of an entire house in a series supposedly tackling themes like “appearances can be deceiving” and “people should be judged by their choices, not their abilities or the actions of their families”—all of these are severe flaws in the series and should be talked about so people can stop casually glossing over them and pretending they don’t exist.
just because there are worse books out there doesn’t excuse a good book (or any series at all) from criticism.
(via haelstorm)one of their own HP Slytherin I get that there are a few good Slytherins amongst the bunch but nothing made me more upset than the fact that none of the students got to participate in the battle for Hogwarts Is JKR really saying that they wouldn't consider their home and their fellow students in that situation Like 4 good side characters does not make up for thousands of pages of negativity I love HP but it's far from perfect like anything
"He speaks in this one."
— Jeremy Renner, on what Hawkeye does Avengers 2 ( source )
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people need to understand that some people just don’t like talking it has nothing to do with u so don’t take it personally like some people just aren’t talkers and they’ll probably never text u first or initiate a conversation and it’s not because they don’t like u it’s just that they don’t think to say anything bc they’re comfortable with not saying anything