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Saturday, July 9 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Ethics of Severus Snape

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Aristotle wrote that the tragic hero has to be a man “who is not eminently good and just, yet whose misfortune is brought about not by vice but by some error or frailty.” In Shakespeare, tragedy is in large part caused by a flaw in character and/or misjudgment. In Harry Potter, Severus Snape can be seen as a tragic hero, though he is not the main character, his misjudgment is vital to the entire story.

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Nancee Lee-Allen

Presenter, Pegasys Partners
Nancee was first introduced to Harry Potter while teaching British Literature at a shelter for runaway and abused teens. She quickly fell in love with the wizarding world, especially the Weasley family. Nancee holds a BA in Communications and Masters in Psychology. Nancee is a member... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Del Mar II
  Academic
  • Type Lecture
  • Theme Ethics and Morality