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Dobby intercepts Harry’s mail all summer

In an attempt to protect Harry by making him feel he has no reason to return to Hogwarts for his second year, Dobby intercepts and keeps all mail being sent to Harry by his new friends from school (CS2).

Dobby intercepts Harry’s mail all summer
Date summer June, 1992
Certainty Stated in canon
Location in Canon CS1 CS2
Type of Event Wizarding world

Commentary

Notes

Of his misguided attempt to protect Harry by blocking his mail, Dobby says he "did it for the best - " (CS2). In retrospect, this seems to anticipate DH's broad critique of "for the greater good" justifications. -BB

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