Question of the Week

Podcast Question of the Week – Episode 128

This week’s question of the week asks the difference between two characters with similar stories and why they ended up the way they did.

At the end of this chapter, Dumbledore says that Merope’s powers were suppressed by the way her father and brother treated her. This is paralleled a book later when we learn about Dumbledore’s sister Ariana, who also does not show her power. However, Merope’s powers simply seem to disappear while Ariana’s burst out of her. So what is the difference between the two? Why do they react in such different ways?

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