Snape Quotes (26 quotes)
25 standout Harry Potter moments
Don't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. My wife and I are going back through the Harry Potter series, introducing it to our daughter at bedtime. Re-reading Chamber of Secrets , though, I realized that if you know the whole story in advance Spoiler alert: If you don't know the whole story, you probably don't want to read this , Snape does something extremely brilliant and very sad in the book. He manipulates Harry into a position to see if Harry might become the vessel for the return of Voldemort. As soon as the boys begin, Draco busts out a spell that sends a snake at Harry.
The wizard would grow up to be a man who was more than what he seemed. He was a Death Eater, a potions professor, an apparent villain, a bully, and, perhaps surprisingly, a hero. It was only after he died during the Battle of Hogwarts that readers learned about his true motivations, and why he did everything he did over the course of the series. Sadly, it also marks the two-year anniversary of the death of the talented actor who brought him to life on the big screen, Alan Rickman. There was no better choice to play the complex character in the films, and it's through his performance that fans became even more invested and enamored with the character. Here are our top choices. This potions class is really the first time we get a true sense of who Severus Snape is in the movies.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2. Ambiguous to the max, here are five times his actions were misunderstood by those around him…. Harry had a close call during his first Quidditch match when his Nimbus Two Thousand started a strange impromptu dance trying to knock him off. What Hermione actually did was distract the real culprit as she sneaked up on Snape. Where did Snape sneak off to while that troll was on the rampage?
Click the character infographic to download. Professor Snape hates Harry's guts, so when he sees Harry and Ron arriving at Hogwarts in their flying car, he threatens them with expulsion ["So […] the train isn't good enough for the fames Harry Potter and his faithful sidekick Weasley. Wanted to arrive with a bang , did we, boys? Professor Snape also assists Professor Lockhart in running the Dueling Club, seizing the opportunity to blast Professor Lockhart against a wall. Professor Snape arranges for Draco and Harry to fight each other, leading to Draco conjuring the snake that shows the whole school Harry's a Parseltongue. Professor Snape is also among the professors who encourage Professor Lockhart to go to the Chamber of Secrets after Ginny Weasley just so that they can get Professor Lockhart out of the way as they get down to business.