- Why does Harry think it’s curious that Snape and Lily have the same Patronus?
- Why was Dumbledore surprised by Snape Patronus?
- Why was Lilys Patronus a doe?
And in his final battle with Lord Voldemort, Harry explained the significance of this to his adversary, and to us: ‘Snape’s Patronus was a doe,’ said Harry, ‘the same as my mother’s, because he loved her for nearly all of his life, from the time when they were children’.
In order to show Dumbledore that he’s still not over Lily and that he still cares for everything she would,Snape casts patronus charm. Watching the doe emerge out of Snape’s wand assures Dumbledore that Snape cared for Harry as much as he did for Lily.
Severus Snape’s Patronus was also a doe, which symbolized his love for Lily. Snape uses his doe Patronus to show Dumbledore that he never fell out of love with Lily, his childhood best friend. “A Patronus is used against things that the Death Eaters generally generate, or fight alongside,” she wrote in 2007.