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Occlumency :iconpicolo-kun:Picolo-kun 9,646 224 HP - Fan Fiction :icontenshi-no-hikari:Tenshi-no-Hikari 5,781 703 Harry Potter - Severus Snape :icongenzoman:GENZOMAN 19,130 1,509 I wish... - Deathly Hallows :iconellaine:ellaine 5,623 705 Snape and Harry Potter Medley :iconkyla79:kyla79 2,904 254 HP-If Snape survived... :iconkoenta:koenta 5,551 669 Professor Snape :iconjanemere:JaneMere 5,731 402 Always :icondaekazu:daekazu 3,475 158 Harry Potter: The 7 Stages of Denial :iconflying-foxx:Flying-Foxx 2,482 325 Snape It's Over :iconpilgrim1987:PilGrim1987 1,992 257 Severus Snape :iconeternalegend:EternaLegend 1,476 310 Cool Teacher :iconb1nd1:B1nd1 2,833 301 Potent Potion :icongoldenrod1034:goldenrod1034 759 87 Alan Rickman: Severus Snape :icondaekazu:daekazu 2,426 89 Something I Can Never Have :iconkarlafrazetty:KarlaFrazetty 3,050 311 Crush on Severus Snape :iconkleinmeli:kleinmeli 4,370 632 Harry Potter: The Beginning :iconkissyushka:kissyushka 682 54 Severus Snape of Harry Potter :iconenchantedgal:enchantedgal 1,073 73 Snape :iconemmanation:Emmanation 1,295 74 HP- Pain, without love :icongoku-no-baka:goku-no-baka 5,276 307 Snapes Patronus _:DH Spoiler:_ :iconnatasplund:NatAsplund 1,853 269 Severus Snape :iconlove-squad:love-squad 2,871 461 Snape sketches :iconellaine:ellaine 2,026 202
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Snape is just nasty, right? 1
But Snape is just nasty, right? Part 1
a consideration of the evidence for Our Hero being exceptionally unpleasant
We know now that Snape is definitely one of the Good Guys, but this essay looks at the evidence that he is nevertheless a markedly unpleasant person, as often portrayed in fanon where the expression "IC (In-Character) Snape" means a Snape who is cold, spiteful, emotionless, domineering and cruel.  Because Potter fandom is so vast, for anybody who reads fanfics on a regular basis the sheer volume of fannish stories can outweigh the original books, until it becomes difficult to keep track of what is canon and what fanon.
Even for those who love Snape there are many negative assumptions about his character and behaviour which tend to be taken as a "given".  Some are undoubtedly true - there's no doubt that he has a difficult, jagged personality, an overbearing classroom manner and a malicious sense of humour - but m
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Spare Me :iconarriku:arriku 11,086 1,205 Patronus :iconarriku:arriku 3,108 211 Snape's Christmas :iconshiritsu:Shiritsu 397 153 The Road Not Taken :iconveronika-art:Veronika-Art 1,838 438 Dress Up - Severus Snape :iconadrollity:Adrollity 866 526 School is Torture :icontwinfools:twinfools 2,217 229 Severus :iconarriku:arriku 3,489 208 Teachers work :icongoldenrod1034:goldenrod1034 659 92 Snapsnapsnape :icondemitasse-lover:demitasse-lover 3,485 201 Expecto Patronum (RIP Alan Rickman) :iconalexiuss:alexiuss 2,649 99 Invisibility cloak :iconaff4521:aff4521 617 46 Lily and Severus :icontrafficlights:trafficlights 227 29 not yet finished... :iconretrozero:retrozero 1,604 171 Snape :iconkatikut:Katikut 2,398 177 The Truth About Severus Snape :iconztarr:Ztarr 1,153 95 I never meant... :iconbraginskiivan:BraginskiIvan 285 180 HP: Severus Snape :iconsarasama90:SaraSama90 637 127 Snape -black and white- :iconkyla79:kyla79 1,551 176 Snape tales :iconj-vidanova:j-vidanova 622 88 Redemption :iconmistressainley:MistressAinley 1,389 231 Keep Calm and Trust Snape :iconlancheney:lancheney 691 48 Severus Snape :icondaviddeb:DavidDeb 2,050 284 Severus Snape :iconerendrym:Erendrym 235 100 Snape Snape Severus Snape :iconkopininja:KopiNinja 308 49 Severus Princeps occultus :iconancatdubh:AnCatDubh 1,099 262 Alan Rickman :iconkleopatraaurel:KleopatraAurel 861 310