Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

by

J. K. Rowling

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Stan Shunpike Character Analysis

The young man who manages passengers on the Knight Bus. Harry notes that though Stan tries to be professional, he's actually very young. He buys Harry's lie that Harry is actually Neville Longbottom and tells Harry about what Sirius Black supposedly did twelve years ago to end up in Azkaban.
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Stan Shunpike Character Timeline in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

The timeline below shows where the character Stan Shunpike appears in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter Three
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...Bus" on the windshield. The conductor steps out and begins his spiel, introducing himself as Stan Shunpike. When he notices Harry on the ground, he stops and asks why Harry is... (full context)
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The bus is filled with beds instead of seats. Stan settles Harry in the bed behind the driver, Ernie Prang. With a bang, the bus... (full context)
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Stan opens up a copy of the Daily Prophet and Harry notices Sirius Black, the man... (full context)
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Harry apologizes and asks Stan to tell him more about Black. Stan says that after Harry Potter bested Voldemort, the... (full context)
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Stan gives Harry his hot chocolate and, finally, Harry is the last passenger. Ernie stops the... (full context)