This was going to be a comment in answer to the comments on yesterday’s post, but it got long, so . . .
I have to go back through and reply to everybody (I’m just checking dashboard this AM), but there are two things I’m finding interesting about people requesting that Lavender be spared because they like her:
One is the reinforcement for the idea that action is character. Lavender does everything right, that’s why Liz likes her, and her actions are what everybody here is citing.
But the other is the complete failure of another method of characterization, what other characters say about the character. Continue reading