This blog post is Part III of how to depict mothers in stories, where we discuss the stepmother, the overbearing mother, and the nasty and manipulative mother, among others.
Here, we shall look at Part II of the fourteen ways to depict fictional mothers, and the effect that they have had on their children in stories, such as the mother who is never mentioned, the one who who is present but not prominent, and when the mother is dead before the story begins.
This week we look at the first five of the fourteen ways to depict mothers in stories. This blog posts focuses on strong mothers and the guiding mothers.
We discuss the last five of the fourteen ways on how to portray fathers in fiction and fantasy, by looking at the non-existent father, among others.
This blog posts discusses some of the fourteen ways to portray fictional fathers, including the average joe, the neglectful father, the discarder and the absentee father.
This blog piece looks at the first six out of fourteen ways to portray fathers in fantasy and fiction. Like in real life, fathers in fiction and fantasy have been depicted in many different ways, with varying degrees of complexities. In addition, we shall briefly discuss their strengths and weaknesses, and how every father impacts his children in each example.