Mother’s Day: Literature’s best and worst mothers - LIST

BBC Culture asked readers for the literary matriarchs to love and hate

Baku.10 May. REPORT.AZ/ 10 May also marks as a World Mother's Day. 

Report informs, on this occassion - For Mother’s Day, BBC Culture asked readers for the literary matriarchs to love and hate. 

Here are three of each, as chosen by them: 

Most controlling:

Mrs Bennet, Pride and Prejudice.

Most neglectful:

Emma Bovary, Madame Bovary




Helen Graham, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall.

Most loving:

Marilla Cuthbert, Anne of Green Gables.

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