Character Recommendations Based on Fitzwilliam Darcy

Emma Woodhouse Emma

She knows what's best for everyone else, just don't try to tell her what to do

Jane Eyre Jane Eyre

Jane might be lacking in self-esteem, but definitely not in backbone

Robbie Turner Atonement

The humble son of a servant, surrounded by aristocrats

Heathcliff Wuthering Heights

Romantic, tortured, and at times cruel, Heathcliff is an intense man

Natasha Rostova War and Peace

Romantic, impulsive, and captivated by the joys of life, Natasha is on the messy path of growing up

Rhett Butler Gone with the Wind

The black sheep of his family who grew up to have charm and to see things as they are

Catherine Linton Wuthering Heights

As a child, Catherine was always free-spirited and chatty. Now, she's more emotional than ever

Anna Karenina Anna Karenina

A strong, passionate woman who follows her heart – even at a great price

Marlena Rosenbluth Water for Elephants

Confidence in the limelight doesn't always translate to power at home

Jo March Little Women

Fiery, intelligent, and opinionated, proudly unladylike Jo rebels against the restrictions of her era