Because you like Robbie Turner in Atonement
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.
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.
Romantic, tortured, and at times cruel, Heathcliff is an intense man. See them in Wuthering Heights.
Kathy is a natural caretaker who strives to find hope in even the darkest of times. See them in Never Let Me Go.
Charlie is a Type A theater director dealing with something out of his control: a painful divorce. See them in Marriage Story.
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.
Working as a captain in the American Expeditionary Forces and a spy for British Intelligence, Steve Trevor wants to end World War I once and for all. See them in DC Extended Universe.
Although she's only six, Hushpuppy is a tough girl ready to stand up to terrifying, pre-historic beasts after the storm. See them in Beasts of the Southern Wild.
Murph is inquisitive, compassionate, and stubborn, with a passion for science she shares with her dad. See them in Interstellar.
Success for Eggsy Unwin means joining Kingsman, and failure could mean death. See them in Kingsman: The Secret Service.
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.
As Marlena Rosenbluth is finding out, confidence in the limelight doesn't always translate to power at home. See them in Water for Elephants.