The sole woman in the Maclean household, she also dotes on Paul, though she grows distraught and silent when he fails to give up his late nights out. Norman’s mother is not permitted to enter what is still a “man’s world” of fly-fishing—her role still conforms to traditional gender norms—but she has a quieter appreciation and understanding for the art of fly-fishing as seen from the homestead.
Norman’s mother Character Timeline in A River Runs Through It
The timeline below shows where the character Norman’s mother appears in A River Runs Through It. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.