Why Lily Married James Instead of Snape : harrypotter
Jun 30, Snape sees Lily with an unwelcome someone and writes a poem about I know you don't like him, but it's not like we were dating or anything. Apr 23, (We hear specifically from Sirius and Remus that Lily didn't start dating him until their final year at Hogwarts, giving James a couple years to sort. So, Lily kept dating James for the rest of the year. She tried to ignore Severus and his 'slutty,' (as Lily would say it) girlfriend. But it didn't work out very well. +.
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We also know that the HP universe's timeline takes place years before the novels' actual publication. When he sees his parents in the Mirror of Erised standing beside him as part of his deepest desire, we can assume that he's seeing an accurate representation of how they were shortly before they died.
Harry has seen photos of his parents before, after all: The films, obviously, can take a fair bit of creative license when it comes to how they portray certain characters; but aesthetically, they look pretty accurate to how the book describes them: When Harry sees his parents' gravestone in Godric's Hollow, we're shown that they died on October 31, - exactly what we expected, nothing unusual there.
That means that they died when they were just 21 years old.
Society's Mores and Harry Potter: Lily, Snape, and Sexism
Lily was just the exception to his rule. But you call everyone of my birth Mudblood, Severus.Why Lily Chose James Over Snape
Why should I be any different? At the outset, Lily sensed that and tried to excuse his behavior — and the company he elected to keep — to her friends, and to herself. But when he finally flung the slur at her, she realized that the clock had been ticking for years, and their friendship was finally out of time.
They both had choices to make. Their paths were diverging, had been for years, and they could no longer close their eyes to it. As an adult Snape was a fully-fledged Death Eater, one who turned into an invaluable spy for the Order only after Voldemort threatened Lily. Up until then he was loyal, good enough at whatever was required of him to rise through the ranks. None of my friends can understand why I even talk to you.
You and your precious little Death Eater friends You've chosen your way, I've chosen mine. She became quite skilled at Potionsattracting the attention of Professor Horace Slughornwho made her a member of his Slug Club.
She had addressed James by his surname — James himself having called Lily by hers — and attempted to stop his bullying.
Snape lashed out at her in his humiliation, calling her a "filthy Mudblood. When he did not deny this, Lily realised that Snape did not understand what was wrong with the Death Eaters.
A memory Harry sees featuring Lily in fifth year standing up to James Potter This led to a parting of ways between Lily and Snape, as the former had already become dismayed by Snape's fascination with the Dark Artsand his friendship with his Slytherin house-mates Mulciber and Averyboth of whom were aspiring Death Eaters.
Harry would later witness the scene of his father's bullying and his mother's ambiguous intervention twice via a pensieveas well as other scenes depicting his mother's friendship with Snape.