In no time at all, had Defence Against the Dark Arts are most people's favorite class. Only Draco Malfoy and his gang of Slytherins had anything bad to say about Professor Lupin.
"Look at the state of his robes," Malfoy would say in a loud whisper as Professor Lupin passed. "He dresses like our old house elf."
But no one cared that Professor Lupin's robes were patched and frayed. His next few lessons were just as interesting as the first. After Boggarts, studied the red hats, ugly goblin-like creatures that lurked wherever there had been bloodshed: in the dungeons of castles and holes of deserted battlefields, waiting to bludgeon those who had gotten lost. From the Red Caps, they moved on to the Kappa, creepy. water-dwellers, who looked like scaly monkeys with webbed hands itching to strangle ignorant waders in their ponds.
alex just wished that she was so happy with some of her other classes. Worst of all was Potions. Snape was in a particularly vindictive mood these days, and none were in any doubt about why. The story of Boggart Snape take shape and the way that Neville had dressed in her grandmother's clothes, had gone through the school like wildfire. Snape did not seem to find it funny. His eyes flashed threateningly at the very mention of Professor Lupin's name, and he was bullying Neville worse than ever.