Because you like Fitzwilliam Darcy in Pride & Prejudice
Sharply perceptive and stubbornly principled, Jane Eyre might not have a very loud voice, but she knows when and how to use it. See them in Jane Eyre.
Emma Woodhouse knows what's best for everyone else. Just don't try to tell her what to do. See them in Emma.
Romantic, tortured, and at times cruel, Heathcliff is an intense man. See them in Wuthering Heights.
Robbie Turner has been accused of a crime he never committed, changing the course of his life forever. See them in Atonement.
Catherine Linton was once spontaneous and rowdy but ever since marrying the wealthy Edgar, she has morphed into a boiling pot of emotional outbursts. See them in Wuthering Heights.
Romantic, impulsive, and captivated by the joys of life, Natasha Rostova is on the messy path of growing up. See them in War and Peace.
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.
Never shy about sharing what she thinks, Beatrice loves to make smart remarks and keep men on their toes. See them in Much Ado About Nothing.
Anna Karenina doesn't want to be a respectable woman any more. She thinks respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be. See them in Anna Karenina.
Jamie Fraser is a noble warrior with a romantic heart. See them in Outlander.
Southern belle Scarlett O'Hara is a heart-melter who has no problem looking after herself. See them in Gone with the Wind.
In his transformation from hardened convict to moral paragon, Jean Valjean is the kind of man we should all aspire to be. See them in Les Miserables.