Yup! I'm gunna be at ANIME CENTRAL selling prints this weekend! And as usual, a last minute addition of two more prints!
I also have my sketch cards for sale as well as some very limited quantities of embroidered book marks!
Severus Snape - Tragic HeroHarry Potter's Tragic Hero:Severus Snape - Tragic Hero by WeAreSevenStudios
by Lilli Blackmore
Professor Severus Snape is one of the most complex characters in the Harry Potter series. He has been called a villain, a hero, an anti-hero, and "a very bad man," all with good reason. Each of these titles, however, depends upon one's definitions of a villain and a hero. In this essay, I offer another, slightly more objective definition, as well as a defense for it: the tragic hero.
Tragedy, the literary and dramatic genre frequently associated with theatre, is one of the world's oldest storytelling forms. The classical tragic hero is typically the protagonist of the drama, and includes figures like Oedipus, MacBeth, and Prince Hamlet. They generally possess a recurring set of qualities, including a fall from grace that is brought about, in part, by their own actions.
I've examined Snape as the tragic hero repeatedly, in different lights, and with several different interpretations of his chara