"Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open."
-- Albus Dumbledore (GF37)
Hello, I'm Corinne (she/her). I'm from Michigan, but I reside in Illinois (near Chicago). I studied English at school, so I'm really into reading and writing. I'm a lifelong Harry Potter fan who strives to be a walking encyclopedia for all things HP! I'm a big nerd and fitness gal. You'll probably find me reading or gaming in my free time.
Corinne Demyanovich (CD)
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Posted by in What's NewA new Lexicon contributor, D.B. Fwoopersong, has some theories about just what happened the night Snape supposedly made that Unbreakable Vow . . . enjoy!… Read More
Posted by in What's NewHere’s a bonbon for all you shippers out there — a wicked fun and wildly speculative essay about potential relationships in the Marauder Era, by new Lexicon contributor hpboy13. Enjoy!… Read More
Posted by in Essays / What's NewAs part of our quest for the possible meanings of ‘hallows,’ Lexicon friend Bandersnatch kindly agreed to assemble some information for us. The result is an excellent essay which gives us some context for the new book’s title. Enjoy: The Grail Hallows and Harry Potter… Read More
Posted by in Canon discussion / EssaysIn medieval tales about the search for the Holy Grail, the word hallows has been used to describe a set of four sacred or magical objects. These objects have been connected back to Celtic mythology, as well as to the Tarot deck. Is Rowling referring to them in the title… Read More
Posted by in Canon discussion / EssaysIntroduction One of the most intriguing ideas in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is that Professor Dumbledore set up events so that Harry would try and stop the theft of the Philosopher’s Stone by Voldemort. Many events in Harry’s first year seem to indicate this: his dealings with Hagrid, being given his father’s Invisibility Cloak (twice), his discovery of the Mirror of Erised, and his detention in… Read More