Oh yeah, Dumbledore is gay! Dumbledore is very eccentric and even slightly effeminate; he is very fond of knitting patterns and frequently wears flamboyant clothing at one point, he is seen wearing a flowered bonnet. Retrieved 20 October When he looked into the Mirror of Erised, he saw himself redeemed in the eyes of his brother and his entire family alive and together. When Voldemort conjures the Killing Curse, Harry does not fight back, which stops him from dying. Archived from the original on 17 July
Enraged, Percival mercilessly attacked the Muggle boys killing them in the film versionand was sentenced to life in Azkaban.
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But I am disappointed that she did not make Dumbledore's sexuality explicit in the Harry Potter book. He asked Snape to use the Killing Curse on him when the time came because he did not want Draco to have to kill him, saying that the boy's soul was still intact; Draco's soul would have been damaged in killing Dumbledore out of malice, whereas Snape was fully aware that he would be merely sparing Dumbledore pain and humiliation. The author has stated that she enjoys writing Dumbledore because he "is the epitome of goodness. His skill at duelling is further shown when he calmly engages Voldemort in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenixoverpowering him and eventually forcing him to possess Harry to be spared from total defeat. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. For the rest of his life, Albus felt guilty, never certain whether it was his own curse or another's that had killed his sister. The New York Times.
The Search for Harry's Ancestors". Rowling at the Edinburgh Book Festival". Harry first discovers this device in Goblet of Fireand it is frequently used for flashback scenes throughout the remainder of the series. Archived from the original on 12 March You can accept three headed dogs, invisibility cloaks, and Aberforth's "affinity" for goats, but not an openly gay dude in the 20th century? By dubbing someone so respected, so talented and so kind, as someone who just happens to be also homosexual, she's reinforcing the idea that a person's gayness is not something of which they should be ashamed. When he looked into the Mirror of Erised, he saw himself redeemed in the eyes of his brother and his entire family alive and together.