Mrs. Robinson is the wife of Mr. Robinson, the principal of the school in Cairo to which Mustafa Sa’eed is sent to study on scholarship. Sa’eed has his first experience of sexual arousal when the full-figured Mrs. Robinson hugs him upon his arrival in Cairo. Mrs. Robinson and Mr. Robinson act as parent figures to Sa’eed during his stay in Egypt, and the relationship continues in England, where, after Mr. Robinson’s death, Mrs. Robinson continues act as Sa’eed’s guardian and protector. It is on her bosom that he rests his head after he is sentenced during his trial for the murder of Jean Morris. The narrator contacts Mrs. Robinson after Sa’eed’s death to learn more about Sa’eed’s life in England.
Mrs. Robinson Character Timeline in Season of Migration to the North
The timeline below shows where the character Mrs. Robinson appears in Season of Migration to the North. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...is looked after by the headmaster of the school there, Mr. Robinson, and his wife, Mrs. Robinson . Mustafa is attracted to Mrs. Robinson and feels the stirrings of sexual desire when... (full context)