The Transfiguration professor at Hogwarts and the Head of Gryffindor House. She remains at Hogwarts to teach and protect students even though the school falls under Voldemort's control. Though she's surprised to see Harry show up at Hogwarts, she immediately jumps to his aid, demonstrating her loyalty to Dumbledore and her belief in the importance of fighting for what's right.
Professor McGonagall Character Timeline in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
The timeline below shows where the character Professor McGonagall appears in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...knocks on the door but refuses to answer the riddle posed by the knocker. Professor McGonagall interrupts his shouting, answers the riddle, and lets him in. He shrieks that they're doomed... (full context)
...Harry peeks and sees that Nagini is around Voldemort's shoulders. At the doors of Hogwarts, McGonagall screams in grief and Ron, Hermione, and Ginny join in. Voldemort silences them. Ron shouts... (full context)
...Weasley's curse hits Bellatrix in the chest. Bellatrix falls backwards, dead. Harry sees Voldemort blast McGonagall, Slughorn, and Kingsley back. Harry casts a shield again and finally reveals himself. He instructs... (full context)