A single mother raising Leo in the wake of her husband’s death. Leo’s mother is protective of her son but allows him to wants to return home, she encourages her son to be patient, as the Maudsleys could be valuable friends in the future; Leo’s father, she writes, made a mistake in not caring enough about his social life.
Leo’s Mother Character Timeline in The Go-Between
The timeline below shows where the character Leo’s Mother appears in The Go-Between. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...worked as a bank manager and would have liked Leo to be home schooled, though Leo’s mother had refused. Leo’s father’s collection of books sold for a surprisingly high sum many years... (full context)
...Marcus’s room to look through Leo’s clothes. She admires how well mended they are (by Leo’s mother ) and asks whether Leo’s summer clothes are “a myth”: “you didn’t really have them?”... (full context)
...church, Leo thinks about the Zodiac. He then turns his thoughts to “being good,” which his mother often tells him to be. He doesn’t associate goodness with moral behavior but “abstraction”—“the perfection... (full context)