Because you like Catherine Morland in Northanger Abbey
A suave manipulator, Sebastian Valmont is valiantly fighting off a developing conscience. See them in Cruel Intentions.
Samantha Jones is a try-sexual who'll try anything once. See them in Sex and the City.
Blunt but anxious, Gretchen Ross bonds most easily with those who have lived tough lives like she has. See them in Donnie Darko.
Jenny Flint is a devoted wife and daring crime fighter, which is pretty unconventional for a Victorian maid. See them in Doctor Who.
Let's just say Sheldon Oberon is having an out-of-body experience like no other. See them in Jumanji.
Kim Kelly is a high school bully who's normally in a bad mood. But there's a softer side to her. See them in Freaks and Geeks.
Working as a captain in the American Expeditionary Forces and a spy for British Intelligence, Steve Trevor wants to end World War I once and for all. See them in DC Extended Universe.
Shawn Hunter may be a bit of a rebellious bad boy, but he has a heart that's pure gold. See them in Boy Meets World.
Chuck Bartowski is a sweet, laid-back electronics store/top secret government employee. See them in Chuck.
Xander Harris' life motto: laugh in the face of danger and then hide until it goes away. See them in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
If anyone can speak truth to power, it's Atticus Finch. With elequent monologues, he forces everyone to face hard truths. See them in To Kill a Mockingbird.
In his heart, this student rebel is more of a lover than a fighter. See them in Les Miserables.