Character Recommendations Based on Buttercup

Emma Woodhouse Emma

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

Marlena Rosenbluth Water for Elephants

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

Quasimodo The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Though raised to think of himself as a monster, Quasimodo's heart holds nothing but compassion

Natasha Rostova War and Peace

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

Jesse Tuck Tuck Everlasting

He dreams of finding someone to join his unusual family

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

Yvaine Stardust

This literal fallen star is temperamental, sarcastic, and a bit on edge

Jo March Little Women

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

Scarlett O'Hara Gone with the Wind

Free-spirited, shrewd, and can maybe be a bit self-involved – but who isn't?

Phoebe Caulfield The Catcher in the Rye

A wise-beyond-her-years 10-year-old with an empathetic spirit