Fun Friday! | 10 famous fictional fathers

I’ve been meaning to post this for awhile now and keep forgetting.  If you follow the link above you will find a list of 10 Famous Fictional Fathers.  Mr. Bennett is on the list and here is what they say about him:
The witty pop
Mr Bennet in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
The long-suffering husband of Mrs Bennet and the father of five unmarried daughters, Mr Bennet uses his sarcasm and wry humour to cope with the domestic dramas that unfold on a daily basis in the Bennet household. Often playing the part of the bemused bystander, he’s as reserved as his wife is loquacious, but is always ready with a pithy remark to pierce the tension when times are tough. We see his authoritarian side when his youngest, Lydia, elopes, but he’s paternally tender to all of his daughters, particularly Elizabeth, and supports both her and Jane in their decisions to marry for love over money. In an 18th-century context, that makes him one cool pa.

The other fathers on the list are:

  • The gruff father – Mr Banks in Mary Poppins by PL Travers
  • The vain old man – King Lear in King Lear by William Shakespeare
  • The generous guardian – Mr Rochester in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  • The inspiring hero – Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • The cuddly daddy – Mr Lancaster in The Fault in our Stars by John Green
  • The bad dad – Pap Finn in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • The reluctant role model – Will in About a Boy by Nick Hornby
  • The neglectful nurturer – Mr Wormwood in Matilda by Roald Dahl
  • The criminal carer – Fagin in Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

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