House Elves

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Politics Of Harry Potter - Social Activism
... for Amnesty International, evokes her social activism through Hermione's passion for oppressed elves and the formation of her "Society for the Promotion ... as starting a campaign to emancipate the enslaved House elves, using the methods of real-world campaigns on social and political issues such as badges with slogans ... even by her close friends and not much appreciated even by most of the House elves themselves ...
Crumple-horned Snorkack - Prominent Creatures - House-elves
... House-elves are small elves that are used by wizards as slaves ... House-elves are generally obedient, pliant, and obsequious ... Rather than conventional clothing, house-elves wear discarded items like pillowcases and tea-towels ...

Famous quotes containing the words elves and/or house:

    Ye elves of hills, brooks, standing lakes, and groves,
    And ye that on the sands with printless foot
    Do chase the ebbing Neptune, and do fly him
    When he comes back; you demi-puppets that
    By moonshine do the green sour ringlets make,
    Whereof the ewe not bites; and you whose pastime
    Is to make midnight mushrooms,
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    The house of my body has spoken
    often as you rebuild me like blocks,
    and promise to come visit
    when I’m finally adjusted on safe land,
    and am livable, joist to joist
    with storm windows and screens ...
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)