Great essay about why Neville is so great by Emily Asher-Perrin.

“It’s a lesson in self-worth under stronger personalities that most human beings could do with at some point or another. Because society at large insists that the only people of value are leaders and their closest confederates, people like Neville are dismissed at first blush much in the same manner that he is dismissed by his classmates in his first years at Hogwarts.”

Neville Longbottom is the Most Important Person in Harry Potter—And Here’s Why