“Promptly Potter” Episode 184: “Being Obsessed Is Sort of What Harry Does”

– In Chapter 22 of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry becomes obsessed with the Deathly Hallows in a way that isn’t all that dissimilar to Voldemort. During a conversation with Ron and Hermione, Harry accidentally says Voldemort’s name aloud, causing their location to be revealed to a gang of Snatchers.

– Today’s prompt is “Is it out of character for Harry to become so deeply obsessed with the Deathly Hallows?”

– This episode is hosted by Tracy Dunstan.

– Join in the conversation on MuggleNet’s social media channels by using #PromptlyPotter.

Promptly Potter is MuggleNet.com’s Harry Potter critical analysis podcast in which we break down questions about the novels into bite-sized pieces. Each episode explores one chapter through a single carefully curated prompt. The topics and questions covered will span a range as long as Dumbledore’s beard. From controversial and burning to absolutely ridiculous (certainly our favorite), no question is off-limits.

Our alternating hosts dive into some of the things we’ve been reeling over for two and a half decades, but here’s the catch: They have to do it in 15 minutes or less.

Get those wands at the ready because you can consider this your acceptance letter! Come with us during this year-long reread in which we explore the wizarding world. Prepare to have your mind bewitched and your senses ensnared. This is a Harry Potter critical analysis podcast like no other, but that’s merely our opinion.



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