Was Aunt Petunia a squib?

Table of contents:

  1. Was Aunt Petunia a squib?
  2. Did Aunt Petunia actually hate Harry?
  3. Did Petunia really hate Lily?
  4. Why was Lily a witch but not Petunia?
  5. Who is older Lily or petunia?
  6. Why did Aunt Petunia let Harry stay?

Was Aunt Petunia a squib?

When asked if Aunt Petunia was a Squib (a non-magical person who is born with at least one magical parent), Rowling replied: 'Good question. No, she is not, she is not a Squib. She is a Muggle.

Did Aunt Petunia actually hate Harry?

Now, Rowling confirms that Petunia "had also buried deep inside her (and never confessed to Vernon) her long ago hope that she, too, would show signs of magic, and be spirited off to Hogwarts." Although Rowling says that Petunia's animosity toward Harry stemmed from her regrets over taking him in, it's possible that ...

Did Petunia really hate Lily?

Petunia did not hate Lily. She envied her. She envied the fact that she got to be a witch, got to go the Hogwarts and learn magic and be a witch, while she was just a boring Muggle. She held a lifelong grudge against her, but in the end, she was still her sister.

Why was Lily a witch but not Petunia?

Since Petunia's sister, Lily, was a Muggle-born witch, both girls must have a wizarding ancestry, however distantly. This means that Petunia was still related to wizards, even if she pretended she did not have a sister.

Who is older Lily or petunia?

Petunia was the oldest child of Muggles Mr and Mrs Evans, and had a sister, Lily, who was younger than she.

Why did Aunt Petunia let Harry stay?

Petunia did care for her sister and later her nephew. After her death in 2020 it was revealed that she had kept with her the blanket in which Harry had been brought to her doorsteps as a child. It was her determination to he as normal as one can be that kept her distant from Harry. ... This is really the point to Petunia.