Catelyn Stark

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The Red in this spiritual portrait represents Catelyn's dominant trait, her preference for making emotional rather than logical decisions. In Extraverts, the dominant trait is directed outwardly, and spiritual portraits use a long vertical line to represent this, because it is the side of their personality that is most evident. She demonstrates this in the way she cares so deeply and emotionally for her husband and children.

The Yellow in this spiritual portrait represents Catelyn's auxiliary trait, her realistic outlook. In Extraverts, the auxiliary trait is directed inwardly, and spiritual portraits use a horizontal line to represent this. She demonstrates this trait when she counsels Robb to keep his promise to Walder Frey.

Lady of Winterfell

I'd imagine that the spiritual portrait of many women — and especially those who are moms — in Westeros would look similar to this one of Catelyn Stark. The rigors of ....

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Catelyn Stark:
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I'd imagine that the spiritual portrait of many women — and especially those who are moms — in Westeros would look similar to this one of Catelyn Stark. The rigors of life in Westeros leaves little time for idealism, and women are expected to care for their children and families.

Although Cersei Lannister is superficially in a position similar to Catelyn's, being high-born and married to Catelyn's husband's best friend, her portrait looks quite different. This is to be expected, because as any fan of the show knows, the two women's personalities are extremely different, to say the least.

Although we never meet Catelyn's father in the series, I would attribute this difference to the way they were raised. While Cersei's father Tywin Lannister's personality is quite extreme, it should be safe to assume that Catelyn's father Hoster Tully's personality is much more moderate.