Because you like Jay Gatsby in The Great Gatsby
As Marlena Rosenbluth is finding out, confidence in the limelight doesn't always translate to power at home. See them in Water for Elephants.
With an undeniable sense of adventure, Huck Finn is an expert at getting into and, more importantly, out of sticky situations. See them in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Romantic, tortured, and at times cruel, Heathcliff is an intense man. See them in Wuthering Heights.
Ishmael is a quiet observer on a larger-than-life quest. See them in Moby Dick.
Phoebe Caulfield is a wise-beyond-her-years 10-year-old with an empathetic spirit. See them in The Catcher in the Rye.
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.
Though raised to think of himself as a monster, Quasimodo has a heart that holds nothing but compassion. See them in The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Stuck on a lifeboat with zoo animals without food and fresh water, Pi Patel uses his intelligence to face the greatest test of all: survival. See them in Life of Pi.
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.
In love with a daughter of his family's sworn enemies, Romeo Montague must find a way to reconcile his conflicting desires. See them in Romeo & Juliet.
Jesse Tuck dreams of finding someone to join his unusual family. See them in Tuck Everlasting.
Celie Johnson says she's poor, black, and may even be ugly. But dear God she's here. See them in The Color Purple.