Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

by

J. K. Rowling

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Kingsley Shacklebolt Character Analysis

A tall Auror with a calming demeanor. He's also a member of the Order of the Phoenix. At the Ministry he's in charge of the hunt for Sirius, so he feeds the Ministry false information that Sirius is in Tibet. He pretends to despise Mr. Weasley and other Order members while at work.
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Kingsley Shacklebolt Character Timeline in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

The timeline below shows where the character Kingsley Shacklebolt appears in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter Three
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War: Excitement vs. The Mundane Theme Icon
...gives instructions. He tells Harry that there's a rear guard in case they die, but Kingsley Shacklebolt assures Harry that nobody will die. They all take off on their brooms. Harry... (full context)
Chapter Six
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Prejudice and Discrimination Theme Icon
...by the sound). Harry takes as much time as possible closing the door and hears Kingsley say that he's come to leave a report for Dumbledore. (full context)
Chapter Seven
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Mr. Weasley stops in at the Aurors' office to speak to Kingsley. Harry is shocked that the men speak to each other as if they barely know... (full context)
Chapter Nine
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War: Excitement vs. The Mundane Theme Icon
Harry overhears Kingsley and Lupin talking about why Dumbledore didn't make Harry a prefect, so he moodily heads... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-Seven
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Choices, Family, and Love Theme Icon
Dumbledore's office is filled with people, including Fudge, McGonagall, Kingsley, and Percy. Fudge asks Harry if he knows why he's here. Harry catches Dumbledore's eye,... (full context)
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...illegal. He asks for proof if the meetings have continued since then. Harry then hears Kingsley whisper and feels something brush against him. When Umbridge asks Marietta to tell them about... (full context)
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Trauma, Silence, and Speech Theme Icon
...a smile, Dumbledore says he has no intention of going to Azkaban. When Fudge tells Kingsley to take Dumbledore, there are a few bangs, McGonagall yanks Harry to the ground, and... (full context)
Chapter Thirty-Five
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...him. Harry moves to give the prophecy to Lucius, but Sirius, Lupin, Moody, Tonks, and Kingsley suddenly arrive and begin dueling the Death Eaters. Harry finds Neville and they try to... (full context)
Chapter Thirty-Six
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...really be dead. Dumbledore ties the Death Eaters in the middle of the room as Kingsley continues the duel with Bellatrix. Bellatrix throws Kingsley to the ground and runs. Harry races... (full context)