Fourteen Ways To Depict Mothers In Stories (Part I)
Recently, we looked at how to portray fathers in fiction and fantasy across three blog posts. Now, it is time that we turn our attentions to their female counterparts. Like with fathers, I have come up with a list of fourteen ways to depict mothers in stories. Again, this list is non-exhaustive and only gives a flavour for the sorts of mothers that have been depicted, and how their conduct affects their children. This week, we will concentrate on predominantly strong mothers.