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Severus Snape

Updated: Dec 31, 2021

By Gavin Z

Hello! My name is Gavin. Today I will be teaching you about Severus Snape. Severus Snape is an important character in Harry Potter because he plays many roles. I will talk about his role as a double agent, his role with Harry Potter, his role with Lord Voldemort. Hope you enjoy it!

First, Severus Snape is a double agent for Dumbldore and his boggart secretly is Lord Vouldemourt who he pretends to help. Snape also saved Harry’s life and probably the whole wizarding world by giving the sword of Godrick Gryfendor to Harry.

Second, his relationship with Harry Potter is complicated. Severus was bullied cruelly by James who is Harry’s father. James always teased Snape for having bad robes and stuff like that. But Snape liked Lily, who is Harry’s mother. One day when James was bullying Snape as usual Lily came and tried to stop James from teasing Snape but something bad happened to Snape. He called Lily a mudblood which is the worst thing you can say to offend a muggle born wizard. Muggles are not wizards, they are people that are not able to use magic. Lily took great offence and started to despise Snape and one day finally confronted him about using dark magic with his friends in slytherin. Snape did not defend himself, confirming to Lily that Snape wanted to become a death eater. As the years went on nothing else really happened until Snape started to work for Voldemort.

Third, Snape plays an important role with a prophecy of Lord Voldemort. One day he was in a bar and heard some stuff in a chat between Albus Dumbldore and Professor Sybill Trelawney, while talking about a prophecy concerning Harry Potter, Neville Longbottom, and Lord Voldemort. He immediately told Voldemort about this prophecy because he still worked for Voldemort. When Voldemourt heard this he chose to kill Harry Potter because the Prophecy said: “The one with the power of the dark lord approaches, born to those who have defied him thrice, born as the seventh month dies, and the dark lord will mark him as his equal, but he will have powers the dark lord knows not, and either must die at the hand of the others for neither can live while the other survives, the one with the power to vanquish the dark lord will be born as the seventh month dies.”

I hope you enjoyed this article about Severus Snape and understand how important he is to the story of Harry Potter. Thank you for reading my post about Severus Snape. I hope you have a great day!



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