Ron Weasley Character Connection
Ron Weasley has got to be one of the best characters ever written: definitely the best sidekick. He is gullible, sarcastic, stubborn…but he is also a Gryffindor through-and-through: brave and loyal. Perhaps the most important thing, however, is that he is also every inch a Weasley. That entire family has something special about them that defies explanation.
Can you imagine how Harry’s life would have turned out if he and Ron hadn’t ended up in the same train compartment on their way to Hogwarts for the first time? When you really think about it, that was one of the most important turning points of the series. Harry, for the first time, made a friend. He couldn’t have chosen better!
Ron Weasley also brings the comedy. He is so hilarious! (Whether he means to be or not…)
“Well, we were always going to fail that one,” said Ron gloomily as they ascended the marble staircase. He had just made Harry feel rather better by telling him how he told the examiner in detail about the ugly man with a wart on his nose in the crystal ball, only to look up and realize he had been describing the examiner’s reflection.
“The hats have gone,” Hermione said happily. “Seems the house-elves do want freedom after all.”
“I wouldn’t bet on it,” Ron told her cuttingly. “They might not count as clothes. They didn’t look anything like hats to me, more like woolly bladders.”
“Percy wouldn’t recognize a joke if it danced naked in front of him wearing Dobby’s tea cozy.”