Professor Mcgonagall, Harry's Head of House, said that Harry deserved expulsion, but Snape gave Harry detentions instead. Harry being necessary to the war, even if Snape and Mcgonagall had both demanded it, Dumbledore never would have allowed Harry to be expelled.
When Harry critically injured Draco Malfoy with the Sectumsempra curse, it was actually enough to have him expelled, as Professor Minerva McGonagall stated Harry was lucky not to have been, due to Snape giving lenience to prevent others from finding out that he was the one who invented the curse (Despite the fact Draco ...
What happens in the book: Before his fifth year at Hogwarts, Harry gets an official letter stating that he is expelled for performing magic outside the school. He is ordered to appear at a hearing at the Ministry of Magic.
Moreover, by the time Harry and others gained consciousness in the hospital wing, they were already surrounded by other teachers and the Minister, who were thinking Snape was the one who saved them. So it's also a matter of personal reputation for him, which was why he didn't punish them outright.
Dumbledore just wanted Harry to be safe and sound with his aunt and uncle until he is eleven to avoid such trouble and controversy between Harry and Voldemort. Hagrid did however got Harry out of the dursleys Because Harry wanted to and guided him into Hogwarts during the school year of 1991 perhaps.
He has grown afraid of Harry's connection to Voldemort. Perhaps Voldemort, knowing Dumbledore's love for Harry, would possess Harry and provoke Dumbledore to kill him. So, Dumbledore attempted to avoid Harry throughout Book 5 for Harry's own good.
I just got done re reading CoS and in the beginning Snape tries to get Harry expelled when he was caught flying the car into the tree and then later threatened to expel him if he set one toe out of line. But if I remember correctly, in the seventh book it was revealed that Snape was trying protect Harry the whole time.
A Professor at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Snape is hostile to Harry due to his resemblance to his father James Potter, who bullied Snape during their time together at Hogwarts.
Here's the thing: Dumbledore knew that Snape was mean to the students, but the headmaster still allowed it. It's likely that he did this because he believed that his students needed life lessons, including how to deal with mean teachers.
If Harry had been put in Slytherin, Snape, as the head of house would see him more and find more reasons to hate him and make his life miserable.
According to Rowling, the reason why she declined the invitation was because the focus of the special was on the feature films rather than the novels. "I wasn't (excluded), actually. I was asked to be on that. And, I decided I didn't want to do it.
Harry asked if he could help Dobby but he began wailing and talking about how humble he was and how brave he was for facing You-Know-Who twice. Dobby finally told Harry why he was there - he had a warning: he shouldn't go back to Hogwarts School in September because he would be in danger.
They resent him, and dislike him, but he was family to Petunia and they took him in - ostensibly after Dumbledore's explanation, but also because of Lily Evans. Ironically, if anyone came close to hating Harry, it was probably Petunia.
Though Harry encountered many opportunities that deemed Avada Kedavra necessary, it remains as one of the Unforgivable Curses Harry Potter never cast. For one, he viewed the spell as an immoral practice commonly used by users of the Dark Arts.
Malfoy spots Harry and casts a Cruciatus curse; Harry, defending himself, using the Half-Blood Prince's Sectumsempra spell without knowing its effects. To his horror, it gashes Draco's face and chest, spilling his blood everywhere.
Why does Voldemort keep using Avada Kedavra against Harry even though it can't hurt him? Because Voldemort is an experimental scientist. He has a problem (Harry, or rather Harry being alive) that he is trying to find a solution to. He keeps manipulating variables, and trying again to see if he gets the desired results.
He would always resent Harry for being James' son instead of his. Snape even said that he didn't want anyone to find out that he was protecting Lily's child, “especially Potter's son” (pg. 679 of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) because of his hatred for James.
Snape hated Neville because he was a daily reminder Lily Potter could have lived. Snape's guilt over his part in her being targeted by Voldemort in the first place was bad enough, but to see a living, breathing reminder that things could have played out differently even after that act made Snape particularly vicious.
To keep his cover pretty much. Bellatrix never trusted him and this was her way of trying to prove she was right. There is also the deal with Dumbledore that he must be the one to kill him, so It was pretty much already in action to happen anyway.
Now, as firmly established, Snape was not the greatest fan of Harry, but that didn't mean that he ever stopped loving Lily. Dumbledore was surprised that Snape seemed to care for the boy. With a swish of his wand, Snape conjured up a Patronus – Lily's Patronus, a doe. 'Always,' he said.
Harry Potter named his son after the character Professor Severus Snape in tribute to him dying for “for Harry out of love for Lily [Potter],”JK Rowling revealed on Friday.
"The first thing Snape asks Harry is "Potter! What would I get if I added powdered root of asphodel to an infusion of wormwood?" According to Victorian Flower Language, asphodel is a type of lily meaning 'My regrets follow you to the grave' and wormwood means 'absence' and also typically symbolised bitter sorrow.
Harry Potter: Stag
Harry's patronus is undoubtedly the most recognizable. The stag is first seen in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban when it saves Harry and Sirius Black (Gary Oldman) from the dementors at the lake.
In order to preserve his position as a trusted Death Eater, Severus Snape was forced to tell Voldemort the true date at which the Order planned to move Harry.