Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Harry Potter Challenge Day 6

Day 6 is what house would you want to be in?

From day one I've wanted to be in Gryffindor. This isn't because I fancy myself as particularly brave, or that I really felt like I fit in there. It's much simpler than that. I want to be in Gryffindor because that's Harry Potter's house. Go ahead and laugh, it's OK.

I'm one of those people who relates to the main character. Someone who latches on and loves them, for whatever reason. While Harry Potter isn't my favorite character, I have always felt like we're friends. (I realize that my true Harry Potter craziness is coming out in this post.) When I first started reading Harry Potter in high school, when only 3 of the books were out, I devoured them, read them in study, and wandered the halls of my high school, pretending that I was at Hogwarts too.

My three best friends were Harry, Ron and Hermione, and I couldn't wait to read again, just to see where we all left off. I can always tell when I'm reading a good book because I think about it constantly when I'm not reading, and feel like the main characters are my friends too.
Naturally, since Ron, Hermione and Harry are my best friends then I would be in Gryffindor too. So that is why I have Gryffindor robes and a Gryffindor scarf. It's also why I refuse to take any type of "which house should you be in," tests, because I'm afraid it will place me somewhere else. Away from my friends.

Which house do you see yourself in?

Day 1: What's your favorite book? Why?
Day 2: What's your favorite movie? Why?
Day 3: What frustrated you most about the film adaptations?
Day 4: Who is your least favorite female character? Why?
Day 5: Who is your favorite male character? Why?
Day 6: What house are you in?
Day 7: Who is your favorite female character?
Day 8: What do you think would be your favorite lesson?
Day 9: Who is your least favorite male character? Why?
Day 10: Horcruxes or Hallows?
Day 11: What character would you say you are most like?
Day 12: What's your favorite ship?
Day 13: What's your least favorite movie?
Day 14: Death Eater or the DA?
Day 15: Who would be your best friend at Hogwarts?
Day 16: Who's your favorite professor?
Day 17: What's your least favorite book? Why?
Day 18: Do you prefer the books or films?
Day 19: What is your favorite chapter?
Day 20: What part of the books always makes you cry?
Day 21: If you could bring one character back to life, who would it be?
Day 22: Are there any scenes you wished would have been put in the films?
Day 23: Nineteen years later. Are you happy how the series turned out?
Day 24: What's your favorite spell?
Day 25: Would you rather own The Invisibility Cloak, The Resurrection Stone or The Elder Wand?
Day 26: Who is your favorite villain character? Why?
Day 27: Who is your favorite Defense Against The Dark Arts teacher?
Day 28: What would your patronus be?
Day 29: What is your favorite line in the books?
Day 30: What effect has Harry Potter had on your life?

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