Neville Longbottom is the Most Important Person in Harry Potter—And Here’s Why

Hey everyone! This is a great article about Neville by Emily Asher-Perrin. Though I'm not a huge Neville fan, her perspectives on the parallels between character generations are really interesting. Enjoy!


Neville Longbottom, Harry Potter, Deathly Hallows Part 2

"So here’s the thing: out of all your wizarding students and house elves and headmasters and Death Eaters and muggles and centaurs, there is really only one person who determines the course of the Harry Potter series.
It’s Neville Longbottom.
Neville Longbottom has quite a following in the Harry Potter fandom, and for good reason—he is humble and noble, brave and kind, he’s a wonderful friend and a fierce supporter. Neville is what most Gryffindors would be like in the real world, a person capable of heroic feats under dire circumstances, but not inclined to them every waking moment. Neville understands that it’s not about being loud and brash every day, it’s about picking your battles and knowing what’s dear and worth fighting for."

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