Best Father Figures in Literature

Charles IngallsToday we’re celebrating those important men in our lives who have given us a fatherly role to look up to and protect us from harm. Authors, too, have given us some memorable fathers to love. Here are some of my favorite father figures in literature:

  • Charles Ingalls – Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Atticus Finch – To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • Mr. Bennet – Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  • Matthew Gilbert – Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
  • Albus Dumbledore, Mr. Weasley, Professor Lupin, Sirius Black – Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
  • Reverend Monroe – Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
  • Otto Frank – The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

What are some of your favorite fatherly figures in literature? Let me know in the comments below!


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