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Posted on Thursday 14 March 2013 at 7:06 pm

30 Days of Fictional Females Meme - Day Fourteen: Favourite older female character


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Day Fourteen: Favourite older female character
I like older female characters who are anything but grandmas sitting in rocking chairs and baking cookies. This isn't to say that they can't be grandmas, I just want them to still have personalities and of course for me, the feistier are those personalities the better. The two examples that sprang to mind first are Sophia from Golden Girls and Agnes Nutter, even from beyond the grave, in Good Omens. I'm not even positive Agnes's age is ever given, but she seems like she could qualify for this question. Both Sophia and Agnes are going to tell the world what's what and it is your own bloody fault if you get into trouble by not listening to them. Rock on!

The 30 Questions for 30 Days
Day One: Favourite lead female character
Day Two: Favourite supporting female character
Day Three: A female character you hated but grew to love
Day Four: A female character you relate to
Day Five: Favourite female character on a male-driven show
Day Six: Favourite female-driven show
Day Seven: A female character that needs more screen time
Day Eight: Favourite female character in a comedy show
Day Nine: Favourite female character in a drama show
Day Ten: Favourite female character in a scifi/supernatural show
Day Eleven: Favourite female character in a children’s show
Day Twelve: Favourite female character in a movie
Day Thirteen: Favourite female character in a book
Day Fourteen: Favourite older female character
Day Fifteen: Favourite female character growth arc
Day Sixteen: Favourite mother character
Day Seventeen: Favourite warrior female character
Day Eighteen: Favourite non-warrior female character
Day Nineteen: Favourite non-human female character
Day Twenty: Favourite female antagonist
Day Twenty-One: Favourite female character screwed over by canon
Day Twenty-Two: Favourite female character you love but everyone else hates
Day Twenty-Three: Favourite female platonic relationship
Day Twenty-Four: Favourite female romantic relationship
Day Twenty-Five: Favourite mother/daughter and/or sister relationship
Day Twenty-Six: Favourite classical female character (from pre-20th century literature or mythology or the like)
Day Twenty-Seven: A female character you have extensive personal canon for
Day Twenty-Eight: Favourite female writer (television, books, movies, etc.)
Day Twenty-Nine: A female-centric fic rec
Day Thirty: Whatever you'd like

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Kizzia
kizzia at 6:55 am on 15 March 2013 (UTC) (Link)
I completely agree with you on Agnes Nutter but if I were going to pick one, I'd have to toss a coin between Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg - I think I'd end up picking Granny, purely because of Carpe Jugulum.
Rachael
bratty_jedi at 11:26 pm on 15 March 2013 (UTC) (Link)
I haven't read Carpe Jugulum yet. I'm way behind on DiscWorld. But from what I have read, I'm a fan of both of them but like Granny Weatherwax a bit better.


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