“Promptly Potter” Episode 195: “Complete and Agonizing Envy”
– In Chapter 33 of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry views Snape’s memories in the Pensieve. The memories depict Snape and Harry’s mother as children, their friendship, and their estrangement. Harry also learns that he himself was made into a Horcrux when Voldemort attempted to murder him.
– Today’s prompt is “Would Petunia have resented Lily’s magic no matter what, or were her feelings exacerbated by Snape?”
– This episode is hosted by Princess Jhode Datu.
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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.
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