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Dorkly Presents 13 Literary Characters Based On Real-Life Peeps

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It makes sense that a highly-intelligent, determined bookworm like Hermione would be based on the High Witch of Writing herself, right? According to Rowling,

Hermione is loosely based on me. She’s a caricature of me when I was 11, which I’m not particularly proud of. She’s quite annoying in a lot of ways. I like her as a character, but I’m very aware that some people wouldn’t.

For twelve more literary characters and their real-life counterparts, head over to Dorkly!

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