Wikia

Harry Potter Wiki

Changes: Order for the Expulsion of Peeves

Edit

Back to page

m
(Adding categories)
 
(6 intermediate revisions by 4 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
{{Quote|...and she's asked the Minister to sign an order for the expulsion of Peeves... oh, things are going to be very different around here with her in charge.|[[Argus Filch]] on Dolores Umbridge's plan to have Peeves expelled from Hogwarts.|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix}}
 
{{Quote|...and she's asked the Minister to sign an order for the expulsion of Peeves... oh, things are going to be very different around here with her in charge.|[[Argus Filch]] on Dolores Umbridge's plan to have Peeves expelled from Hogwarts.|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix}}
 
 
An '''Order for the Expulsion of Peeves''' was an order that [[Dolores Umbridge]] asked [[Minister for Magic]] [[Cornelius Fudge]] to sign in [[April]] [[1996]]. It presumably would have had the legal authority to permanently expel [[Peeves]] the [[poltergeist]] from [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]]. It is uncertain, however, if any such order was ever signed.<ref name="op28">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'', Chapter 28 - (''Snape's Worst Memory'')</ref> Not long after this request was made, [[Fred Weasley]] told the poltergeist to "Give her hell from us, Peeves!" and Peeves began his own campaign of harassment against Dolores Umbridge.<ref name="op29">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'', Chapter 29 - (''Careers Advice'')</ref>
 
An '''Order for the Expulsion of Peeves''' was an order that [[Dolores Umbridge]] asked [[Minister for Magic]] [[Cornelius Fudge]] to sign in [[April]] [[1996]]. It presumably would have had the legal authority to permanently expel [[Peeves]] the [[poltergeist]] from [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]]. It is uncertain, however, if any such order was ever signed.<ref name="op28">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'', Chapter 28 - (''Snape's Worst Memory'')</ref> Not long after this request was made, [[Fred Weasley]] told the poltergeist to "Give her hell from us, Peeves!" and Peeves began his own campaign of harassment against Dolores Umbridge.<ref name="op29">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'', Chapter 29 - (''Careers Advice'')</ref>
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
It is uncertain how such an order could have ever been enforced, were it ever enacted. According to [[J. K. Rowling Official Site|J. K. Rowling's Official Website]], Peeves is an "indestructible spirit of chaos." Furthermore, he has been with Hogwarts since it was founded in [[First millennium A.D.|993]] and, according to [[J. K. Rowling|Rowling]] "...is like dry rot. You can try and eradicate it. It comes with the building. You’re stuck. If you've got Peeves you're stuck."<ref name="leakymuggle">[http://www.accio-quote.org/articles/2005/0705-tlc_mugglenet-anelli-2.htm Anelli, Melissa and Emerson Spartz. "''The Leaky Cauldron and MuggleNet interview Joanne Kathleen Rowling: Part Two''" The Leaky Cauldron, 16 July 2005]</ref>
 
It is uncertain how such an order could have ever been enforced, were it ever enacted. According to [[J. K. Rowling Official Site|J. K. Rowling's Official Website]], Peeves is an "indestructible spirit of chaos." Furthermore, he has been with Hogwarts since it was founded in [[First millennium A.D.|993]] and, according to [[J. K. Rowling|Rowling]] "...is like dry rot. You can try and eradicate it. It comes with the building. You’re stuck. If you've got Peeves you're stuck."<ref name="leakymuggle">[http://www.accio-quote.org/articles/2005/0705-tlc_mugglenet-anelli-2.htm Anelli, Melissa and Emerson Spartz. "''The Leaky Cauldron and MuggleNet interview Joanne Kathleen Rowling: Part Two''" The Leaky Cauldron, 16 July 2005]</ref>
  +
* This could be Umbridge and Filch's lack of understanding of the properties of poltergeist, as Umbridge had demonstrated that she did not understand of several areas of expertise, such as [[Veritaserum]] brewing and eliminating the various prank devices set by [[Fred and George Weasley]].
  +
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' {{1st Mention}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' {{1st Mention}}
Line 11: Line 12:
 
{{Reflist}}
 
{{Reflist}}
 
[[Category:Documents]]
 
[[Category:Documents]]
  +
[[Category:Discipline at Hogwarts]]
  +
[[Category:Rules and regulations]]

Latest revision as of 15:20, January 13, 2014

"...and she's asked the Minister to sign an order for the expulsion of Peeves... oh, things are going to be very different around here with her in charge."
Argus Filch on Dolores Umbridge's plan to have Peeves expelled from Hogwarts.[src]

An Order for the Expulsion of Peeves was an order that Dolores Umbridge asked Minister for Magic Cornelius Fudge to sign in April 1996. It presumably would have had the legal authority to permanently expel Peeves the poltergeist from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. It is uncertain, however, if any such order was ever signed.[1] Not long after this request was made, Fred Weasley told the poltergeist to "Give her hell from us, Peeves!" and Peeves began his own campaign of harassment against Dolores Umbridge.[2]

Behind the scenesEdit

It is uncertain how such an order could have ever been enforced, were it ever enacted. According to J. K. Rowling's Official Website, Peeves is an "indestructible spirit of chaos." Furthermore, he has been with Hogwarts since it was founded in 993 and, according to Rowling "...is like dry rot. You can try and eradicate it. It comes with the building. You’re stuck. If you've got Peeves you're stuck."[3]

  • This could be Umbridge and Filch's lack of understanding of the properties of poltergeist, as Umbridge had demonstrated that she did not understand of several areas of expertise, such as Veritaserum brewing and eliminating the various prank devices set by Fred and George Weasley.

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki