Character Analysis Of Lori Grimes In The Walking Dead

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Lori Grimes is the wife of Rick Grimes and the mother of Carl Grimes in The Walking Dead. Lori is a wife and a mother who has been thrown into a world of chaos. What’s a mother to do, she already lost her husband who is presumed to be dead and now she only has one thing on her mind and that’s to protect her son Carl from the living dead. Lori and her family are originally from a small town in Georgia; like most of the people in The Walking Dead they traveled to Atlanta for shelter and safety.
We first hear of Lori when Rick and his best friend Shane, who also happens to be a sheriffs duty with Rick, discuss how he and Lori are having problems. Lori is described to say many harsh things to Rick, because of how she felt uncared for, questioning Rick’s love for her and their son Carl. Lori can be described as independent and selfless mainly because of how compassionate she can be when it came to helping people. Like mainly of the characters in The Walking Dead Lori goes through many changes. First she lost her husband which then forces Lori to adapt to a world where Zombies exists without her husband’s help and protection. With only her son Carl as a
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Lori must come to terms within herself and accept what she is doing. Lori seems to have a war within herself seeing as she still loves Rick but is now involved with Shane. Lori doesn’t know that she is having an affair believing Rick to be dead and because of this she grieves by seeking comfort in a physical relationship with Shane. Lori has had to adapt to her new life the new world and because of this her role as a mother is even more important. Her story isn’t over but seeing how much power and how important she is to the story line, whether it be because of Carl or conflict between Rick and

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