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I think it interesting that Harry vocally supports Hagrid, but it’s Hermione that will got to any lengths to protect him from pureblood bigots. In contrast, Hermione is desperate to free the house-elves but it’s Harry who makes sure he protects Dobby from abusive habits and situations.

It’s not that Harry and Hermione don’t care for Hagrid and Dobby respectively, but it seems to be that they are more apt to recognize patterns and behaviors, and then act upon that recognition, because bigotry (for Hermione and Hagrid) and abuse (for Harry and Dobby) is something they have lived through.

Hem, hem.
“I wonder,” said Professor McGonagall in cold fury,

oooooooohhhhhhh here it comes

turning on Professor Umbridge,

OOOHHHHHHHHHHH *STAR EYES*

“how you expect to gain an idea of my usual teaching methods if you continue to interrupt me? You see, I do not generally permit people to talk when I am talking.”

ALLL THE PASSIVE-AGGRESSIVE POLITENESS HAS BEEN WEAPONIZED

Professor Umbridge looked as though she had just been slapped in the face.

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

QUEEN

She did not speak, but straightened the parchment on her clipboard and began scribbling furiously. Looking supremely unconcerned, Professor Mcgonagall addressed the class once more.

PROF MCG DON’T CARE. PROF MCG DON’T GIVE A CRAP. SHE GOT A CLASS TO TEACH