Hogwarts Houses and Virtuous Character

Last time I took a quiz, my Hogwarts House was (allegedly) Ravenclaw. I should probably be in Slytherin. And I think I secretly delight in the idea of it, given my childhood dream-job. The last time I took a character similarity quiz, I was Severus Snape. And I approved of that. But I keep telling the sorting hat, “Not Slytherin. Not Slytherin. Not Slytherin.”

I don’t think people can be put into one of four boxes like that. Like all personality tests, I can steer myself to the result I want on any given day. But the good thing is that a virtuous character and personality types are virtually unrelated.

“It is not our abilities that show what we truly are. It is our choices.”

– Professor Albus Dumbledore

Can I identify as a Slytherin operating as a Ravenclaw while trapped in a Hufflepuff’s life and preferentially fraternizing with Gryffindors?

P.S. I hate the lame Patronus idiotically assigned to me by Pottermore.

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