Re: Snape: evil or not evil?

On Mon, 01 Dec 2008 09:41:51 +1100, Welsh Dog <welshdog@xxxxxxxxx>

Snape's motivation is the real question. Was he trying to hurt? Or
just really lousy at tough love teaching to make his students better.
Wasn't he a might shocked to learn he was Neville's biggest fear?

There are just so many of his abuses of students it's clear that
'tough love' was not what he was about. Torture and torment ruled his
life and Lily was lucky to have seen it early enough to make a better


Or she could have ground him, and made him a better man. They way
James changed for her.