Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

by

J. K. Rowling

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Sturgis Podmore Character Analysis

A member of the Order of the Phoenix who makes off with Mad-Eye Moody's good Invisibility Cloak. After several months of being mysteriously absent from duty, Podmore is put in Azkaban for trying to break into the Ministry. Harry later deduces that Lucius Malfoy put Podmore under the Imperius Curse and tried to get him to steal the prophecy from the Department of Mysteries.
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Sturgis Podmore Character Timeline in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

The timeline below shows where the character Sturgis Podmore appears in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter Ten
Trauma, Silence, and Speech Theme Icon
War: Excitement vs. The Mundane Theme Icon
...their trunks to fly down the stairs and, according to Moody, they can't leave since Sturgis Podmore is missing and Harry can't go without a complete guard. Harry drags his trunk... (full context)
Chapter Fourteen
Trauma, Silence, and Speech Theme Icon
War: Excitement vs. The Mundane Theme Icon
...the Ministry knows that Sirius is in London. Harry also finds another short article about Sturgis Podmore trespassing at the Ministry. Podmore is now in Azkaban. Harry remembers that Podmore was... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-Four
Trauma, Silence, and Speech Theme Icon
War: Excitement vs. The Mundane Theme Icon
...that whatever Voldemort's after, it's in the Department of Mysteries. They realize that that's where Sturgis Podmore was likely trying to break in, and Ron says that according to Mr. Weasley,... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-Six
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Choices, Family, and Love Theme Icon
War: Excitement vs. The Mundane Theme Icon
...the next day, Hermione says that this explains why someone killed Bode. She reasons that Sturgis was under the Imperius Curse too and tried to get the weapon. Then she scolds... (full context)