5 Things About “Harry Potter” You Might Not Know

5 Things About “Harry Potter” You Might Not Know
  1. Sorting Hat

The main task of Sorting Hat is to assign new students to individual dormitories. He has been doing this work for several centuries and therefore has no problem selecting a suitable track within a few seconds. But the world is not black or white. Sometimes he has a problem with a few students that can’t be assigned – an example might be his thought about sending Harry Potter to Slytherin or Gryffindor.

He was also in trouble with Hermione, who fit into Gryffindor and Ravenclaw. A similar case had Professor McGonagall and Neville Longbottom, who originally wanted to go to Hufflepuff.

Interestingly, Peter Pettigrew had a similar case. Originally to be transferred to Slytherin, but Sorting Hat decided that Gryffindor would be a better place. If he was placed in a Slytherin, Harry’s family and his friends might not have died. But fate does not choose.

2. The wizard Merlin was a member of Slytherin

One of the most powerful wizards, known from our world, was a member of Slytherin. The Slytherin is often described as a “college of evil wizards”, in fact not all of Slytherin are evil – the qualities that unite them are ambition and “not to be good if it doesn’t profit”Like many others, Merlin did not get out of the way and helped King Arthur defeat the dark witch Morgan LeFay.

3. New Lord of Evil

Lucius Malfoy reportedly saw Potter’s unforeseen survival of the new Dark Lord. He thought that a new leader was born that finally will lead the wizard of pure blood to victory.

That’s why Draco first tried to make friends with Harry. members of the Malfoy family, however, were very disappointed when Potter became friends with Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, who represent their absolute counterpart.

4. Patronus and Love

According to J.K. Rowling is no coincidence that Lily’s patronus was a doe and James Deer. This is proof that they were soul mates. Snape’s patronus is also a doe, showing his unrequited love for Lily.
The nature of Patronus can change through love. Evidence is also Nymphadora Tonks, whose Potronus turned into a wolf when fell in love with Remus Lupine.

5. Marauder’s Map

The Marauder’s Map was created by Remus Lupin (Moony), Peter Pettigrew (Wormtail), Sirius Black (Padfoot), and James Potter (Prongs) while they were attending Hogwarts. The order of the nicknames on the map is actually in the reverse order of when the Marauders died. 

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