Because you like Tinkerbell in Peter Pan
The black sheep of his family, Rhett Butler grew up to have charm and to see things as they are. He just doesn't give a damn anymore. See them in Gone with the Wind.
Raised to happily follow the rules, Cassia might actually be more rebellious than she thinks she is. See them in Matched .
While Fantine's gentleness has led others to take advantage of her, it ultimately forces her to become stronger. See them in Les Miserables.
Buttercup is a farm girl turned princess who'd do anything to have her old life back. See them in The Princess Bride.
Eragon is one part brave but three parts fool. See them in Eragon.
A literal fallen star, Yvaine is temperamental, sarcastic, and a bit on edge. See them in Stardust.
Aimee Finecky has big dreams, but she's too busy taking care of everyone else's desires. See them in The Spectacular Now.
Miss Havisham is the creepiest old rich lady in town. See them in Great Expectations.
R is sweet for a zombie. See them in Warm Bodies.
Sam Roth is sensitive, musically gifted, and scarred by his past. See them in Shiver .
Adored, honored, and, most of all, feared, Miranda Priestly has the fashion industry in the palm of her hand. See them in The Devil Wears Prada.
Margo loves mysteries so much that she becomes one. See them in Paper Towns.