Because you like Catherine Morland in Northanger Abbey
Phil Coulson is a deadly field agent with the demeanor of a friendly dad. See them in Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Whether she's working as a mild-mannered assistant or an all-powerful superhero, Kara Danvers is defined above all by her huge heart. See them in Supergirl.
Once a lonely hat maker, Sophie Hatter is now cleaning goo from bathtubs and cooking breakfast for the grumpiest wizard in all the land. See them in Howl's Moving Castle.
Walter White's knowledge of chemistry allows him to cook astoundingly pure meth, leading to a rapid – albeit tumultuous – rise in the criminal drug world. See them in Breaking Bad.
If you need her, Lisa Simpson will be in her room with her saxophone and a good book. See them in The Simpsons.
Regina George is teen royalty. And anything the queen bee says, goes. See them in Mean Girls.
Beca Mitchell fancies herself an edgy loner, but it turns out being part of a group can be aca-amazing. See them in Pitch Perfect.
Napoleon Dynamite loves tater tots, mythical beasts, and reveling in his awkwardness. See them in Napoleon Dynamite.
Tarzan is walking the line between human and animal. Good thing he has excellent balance. See them in Tarzan.
There are certain souls the surprisingly sensitive Death would rather not reap. See them in The Book Thief.
While Jay Gatsby doesn't necessarily like to attend his parties, he knows how to throw a world-class bash. See them in The Great Gatsby.
Wearing couture pinstripe suits over his cut abs, banker Patrick has a way with the ladies. But his relationships never end well. See them in American Psycho.