Because you like Phoebe Caulfield in The Catcher in the Rye
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.
Kathy is a natural caretaker who strives to find hope in even the darkest of times. See them in Never Let Me Go.
Ishmael is a quiet observer on a larger-than-life quest. See them in Moby Dick.
Celie Johnson says she's poor, black, and may even be ugly. But dear God she's here. See them in The Color Purple.
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.
Yes, she's an "older" woman, but that just makes Mrs. Robinson sexier and more seductive. See them in The Graduate.
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.
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.
For Scout Finch, growing up means learning the world is a more complicated place than you once thought. See them in To Kill a Mockingbird.
Goh Peik Lin is funny, unfiltered, and a fiercely supportive friend. See them in Crazy Rich Asians.
Ofelia is face-to-face with the deadliest creatures of the underworld and completely unafraid. See them in Pan's Labryinth.