Grandmother Maisie

Imagined AI depiction of Grandmother Maisie from "Midnight Robber" by Nalo Hopkinson, encapsulating the essence of this iconic archetype of Mentor, Guide in the narrative.
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Grandmother Maisie is an important supporting character in the novel ‘Midnight Robber’ by Nalo Hopkinson. She serves as a mentor and guide to Tan-Tan, offering wisdom and support as Tan-Tan navigates the challenges of New Half-Way Tree. Grandmother Maisie embodies the resilience and traditions of Caribbean folklore, providing valuable insights and advice to Tan-Tan as she embraces her role as the Robber Queen.


[“Child, you can’t take care your spirit unless you take care your body too.”,”We are made of star stuff.”,”Old people always have secrets.”]


Grandmother Maisie has a warm and weathered appearance, with deep wrinkles and a comforting presence. She exudes wisdom and knowledge, carrying herself with a sense of grace and authority.




Wisdom, guidance, traditional knowledge


Mentor, Guide






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