So, here's the THEORY: Minerva McGonagall is an amazing
actress, but she's also deeply and passionately a Death Eater—probably even
one of Voldemort's most trusted and loyal followers. As such, she sometimes
shows her true colors. Considering her age, she could have known Voldemort
during their school days. As a spy for the Death Eaters, it is her job to
suck up to Dumbledore. But—unlike Snape—she is highly unwilling to do
anything to help the Order. Perhaps she's bidding her time; perhaps she's
foiling them more than we know.
So, let's get down to it. Let's painstakingly go through the books and
watch McGonagall very carefully.
is Evil: The Ultimate Essay
Having read all the books except the last one (which is just now coming
out), I've never given Professor McGonagall much thought in the entire
series, but this essay does lay out some good arguments for her being on the
side of evil.
It's something to keep in mind …
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