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    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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