Thermidor Fun Facts Day Six: The Concept of Terror

Years before Robespierre, terror was employed as a tool to teach children moral lessons by what Enlightenment writer? This upright lady justified the concept by showing omnipotent mother-heroines who always wield their power wisely and justly, and fictional children who invariably learn their lessons.
a. Mme LePrince de Beaumont
b. Mme de Genlis
c. Mme de Graffigny
d. Mme de Lafayette

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