The Mothers Themes & Motifs

Brit Bennett
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Loss of Youth

Characters throughout the novel deal with the loss of their youth and it impacts the decisions they make and how they go about with their relationships, including engaging in extramarital affairs as a means of reigniting a sense of youth. Each of the three main characters has not been able to fully experience the vitality of their youth, but not everybody tries to recreate or reach out for it again. The death of Nadia's mother sent her into a sense of depression that isolated her from everyone around her, including her father. That is until she begins dating Luke, who introduces passion into her life again, until she becomes pregnant. Faced with such a decision, she has to quickly grow up and deal with the situation as an adult, opting to get an abortion. With the loss of her mother and then her pregnancy...

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