Moral Stance

25 May

This Friday at school, both M and L are supposed to dress up like a literary character. M is going as Junie B. Jones, and I have been working with L on his costume ideas. He wanted to be a “Marvel comic guy,” but he doesn’t care which one. I think that is a little boring, so I have been trying to convince him to be a character from Harry Potter.

Me: L, why don’t you be Draco Malfoy? You have blonde hair like him.

L: Malfoy? The bad kid?

Me: Yeah, the kid in Slytherin.

L: (taking my face in his hands) I could not ever be Malfoy. He is very bad and I can not be him. I will be Harry.

He then gave me a look that made me feel like I had just committed the worst sin possible. I guess he’s gonna be Harry.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: