Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

by

J. K. Rowling

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Fenrir Greyback Character Analysis

A greasy, nasty werewolf who aligns himself with Voldemort in exchange for victims. Though he runs with the Death Eaters, Greyback isn't officially one of them and doesn't have the Dark Mark. He's cruel and the pleasure he takes in his victims themselves—both young men and young women—reads as sexually predatory.
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Fenrir Greyback Character Timeline in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

The timeline below shows where the character Fenrir Greyback appears in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter Twenty-Three
Friendship, Community, and Resistance Theme Icon
...at Harry's face that makes it swell. Someone jerks him up and others, including Fenrir Greyback, restrain Ron and Hermione. Harry tells Greyback that his name is Vernon Dudley. Ron admits... (full context)
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...and hears the Death Eater discover Hermione's identity thanks to a photo in the Prophet. Greyback turns to Harry and touches Harry's scar, which burns with pain. The Snatchers stand back... (full context)
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Narcissa Malfoy opens the door and, though she's skeptical, she accepts Greyback and his prisoners. She says that Draco is home and can identify Harry. In the... (full context)
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Mortality and Sacrifice Theme Icon
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...for every captive but Hermione to be put in the cellar and cuts Hermione loose. Greyback forces Harry, Ron, Griphook, and Dean into the cellar as Hermione screams. Ron shouts until... (full context)
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...Voldemort and Harry's scar burns. Voldemort kills the man in the tower as Bellatrix tells Greyback he can have Hermione. Ron races in, Disarms Bellatrix, and Bellatrix threatens to stab Hermione... (full context)
Chapter Thirty-Two
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...Draco from a suspicious Death Eater as they go. Hermione shoots a curse at Fenrir Greyback and Professor Trelawney throws a crystal ball on his head. They see Hagrid burst in,... (full context)