Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

by

J. K. Rowling

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Percy Weasley Character Analysis

Ron’s older brother and a Ministry employee. The most conventionally successful Weasley, Percy broke with his family in Order of the Phoenix because of their allegiance to Dumbledore and defiance of the Ministry’s official narrative about Voldemort’s return. Currently he is still estranged, although he visits the Weasleys in his capacity as Scrimgeour’s personal assistant, when the Minister of Magic wants to ingratiate himself with Harry.
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Percy Weasley Character Timeline in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

The timeline below shows where the character Percy Weasley appears in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter Five: An Excess of Phlegm
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...Fred and George’s new joke shop, which has turned out to be wildly successful. Meanwhile, Percy Weasley is still estranged from the family, even though his bosses at the Ministry proved... (full context)
Chapter Sixteen: A Very Frosty Christmas
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Politics and Paranoia Theme Icon
Suddenly Mrs. Weasley springs to her feet, seeing Percy and Rufus Scrimgeour striding towards the door. While Percy awkwardly hugs his mother, the Minister... (full context)
Chapter Seventeen: A Sluggish Memory
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...Mrs. Weasley bids them a tearful farewell – she’s been anxious and upset ever since Percy stormed from the house with Scrimgeour. At Gryffindor tower they meet Hermione, who enthusiastically greets... (full context)
Chapter Thirty: The White Tomb
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...off, Ron and Hermione hurry towards Harry. Ron is begging Hermione to let him punch Percy, and she almost laughs as she refuses. Looking up at the castle, Hermione reflects sadly... (full context)