Character Recommendations Based on Ruth

John Keating Dead Poets Society

The biggest lesson from this inspiring teacher? Carpe diem

Cosette Les Miserables

A sheltered young woman with big questions about her past

Lindsay Weir Freaks and Geeks

For now she's a geek, but who knows? Maybe she fits in better with the freaks

Octavia Blake The 100

Everything is fascinating to a teenage girl who has been locked away for her entire life

Donna Pinciotti That '70s Show

Strong, independent, and empathetic; no one messes with Donna

Rogue X-Men Series

Insecure about her isolating powers, but spirited and determined nevertheless

Raven Reyes The 100

A rebellious, tough-talking mechanic with a chip on her shoulder

Dorothy Gale The Wizard of Oz

A down-home Kansas girl in a bizarre fantasy land

Foggy Nelson Daredevil

Principled small-time lawyer fighting for fellow little guys

T'Challa / Black Panther Black Panther

A regal superhero with the weight of the world—and particularly his nation—on his shoulders