Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

by

J. K. Rowling

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A fifth year student who, a month before the start of the novel, was murdered by Voldemort. Harry has nightmares often about Cedric's murder. In the aftermath of his death, when the government takes the official stance that Voldemort isn’t back, people like Fudge and Umbridge politicize Cedric's death and insist that he died because of an accident. He and Cho dated, which makes Harry and Cho's budding romance awkward—Cho often cries about Cedric. Harry tells her at one point that Cedric was a very accomplished wizard and knew lots of defensive spells, but it didn't matter against Voldemort.

Cedric Diggory Quotes in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

The Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix quotes below are all either spoken by Cedric Diggory or refer to Cedric Diggory. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
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). Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Scholastic edition of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix published in 2004.
Chapter Twenty-One Quotes

A great wave of relief broke over Harry. Here at last was proof that he had not imagined these creatures, that they were real: Hagrid knew about them too. He looked eagerly at Ron, but Ron was still staring around into the trees and after a few seconds he whispered, "Why doesn't Hagrid call again?"

Related Characters: Ron Weasley (speaker), Harry Potter, Luna Lovegood, Hagrid, Cedric Diggory
Page Number: 445
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Cedric Diggory Character Timeline in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

The timeline below shows where the character Cedric Diggory appears in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter One
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...time fuming that he's stuck in Privet Drive when he was the one who saw Cedric murdered and Voldemort return. Harry thinks that Sirius is the only one who seems to... (full context)
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...yet. He feels he has nothing to look forward to. When he doesn't dream of Cedric dying, he dreams of dark corridors with locked doors. Harry's anger rises again, and he... (full context)
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...Dudley fires back that Harry isn't brave at night and teases Harry about his "boyfriend," Cedric. (full context)
Chapter Eleven
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...and Dumbledore. Enraged, Harry changes and climbs into bed. Seamus asks Harry what happened when Cedric died, but Harry tells him to read the Prophet and move dormitories if he thinks... (full context)
Chapter Twelve
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Harry stands and asks if Cedric Diggory died of his own accord. Umbridge says that Cedric's death was an accident. When... (full context)
Chapter Sixteen
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...tells Zacharias that he saw Voldemort but won't waste time convincing anyone or talking about Cedric's murder. A girl named Susan Bones asks Harry if he can conjure a Patronus, and... (full context)
Chapter Eighteen
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...the Ministry. Cho proudly declares her own desire to fight Voldemort after what happened to Cedric, and Luna pipes up to voice her own support for thwarting the Ministry. Soon after,... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-One
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...room. Harry turns around to see her crying, and she says that she wonders if Cedric knew all of these spells. Harry assures her that Cedric did, but Voldemort killed him... (full context)
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...lately. When Ron and Harry look confused, Hermione explains that Cho likely feels sad that Cedric died, guilty about liking Harry, is worried about rumors, and fears being kicked off the... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-Four
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...close his eyes and empty his mind before trying again. Harry sees the memory of Cedric dying before he throws Snape off again. Snape snarls that Harry needs to discipline his... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-Five
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...all the way down to the village until Pansy Parkinson walks by and shouts that Cedric was at least handsome. Harry and Cho awkwardly wander through shops. They remark that nobody's... (full context)
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...Cho looks suddenly cold, moves her hand away from Harry's, and begins to talk about Cedric and another boy. Harry tries to change the subject, which makes Cho cry. She accuses... (full context)