Re: Albus vs V in the MOM
- From: Tim Bruening <tsbrueni@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2007 00:14:48 -0700
Green-Eyed Chris <cwlNO@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
: In article <46ff1b4d$0$70436$742ec2ed@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
: doofy <nope@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
:>Green-Eyed Chris wrote:
:>> In article <46fd9bdc$0$26448$88260bb3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
:>> Drusilla <email@example.com> wrote:
:>>>>>On Sun, 09 Sep 2007 15:16:47 -0700, doofy <nope@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
:>>>>>>Mania is not happiness. I'm not sure happiness about some
:>>>>>>deed is going to counteract the negativity of the Dementors.
:>>>>>Why be happy about abysmal deeds? Why not when he framed Hagrid,
:>>>>>his first horcrux? Found out he was a wizard?
:>>>>Do we have any examples of the bad guys having Patroni? From the
:>>>I think JKR said that they couldn't.
:>> ...underscoring my argument that Voldemort was incapable of
:>> Corporeal Patronus.
:>> Transcript of live web chat with Jo on July 30, 2007
:>> Samantha: Was Snape the only Death Eater who could produce a full
:>> J.K. Rowling: Yes, because a Patronus is used against things that
:>> Death Eaters generally generate, or fight alongside. They would not
:>"not need" is not the same as "cannot". Question is still unanswered.
:>Of course, this is fiction.
: OTOH, affirming that Snape was the ONLY Death Eater who COULD produce
: full Patronus is a statement that the other Death Eaters COULD NOT do
Rowling seems to be saying that the DEs not needing to produce
Patronuses was the cause of their inability to do so!