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Old March 4th, 2011, 11:15 pm
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Re: Severus Snape: Character Analysis Reboot v.4

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Originally Posted by Moriath View Post
Dogs and horses are food ingredients in our world, yet I would argue that a lot of children and their parents would be in an uproar if a teacher threatened their pets as a way of motivating them. I can't see Snape as the noble teacher with only the good of his pupils at heart in this instance, I really can't. I would rather call it traumatising, not motivating.
Snape didn't "eat" Trevor though. I think the fact that it's a magical world gives Snape some leeway, since McGonagall was letting them stick pins in hedgehogs and turn rats into teacups (sorry, I mean water goblets). Ron's pet was a rat at the time and he saw Buckbeak and later Sirius-Dog eat rats, which seems worse than what Snape does to Trevor. JMO

ETA: One more thing. I think it's a plausible theory that Snape was checking Trevor to see if he was an animagus ~ It's just a pity he didn't check Scabbers since Peter lived in Harry's Dorm Room for three years. Just a theory.


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Last edited by silver ink pot; March 4th, 2011 at 11:24 pm.
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