Because you like Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's
Sabrina Fairchild is irresistible. See them in Sabrina.
The singer and ukulele player of her girl band, Sugar "Kane" Kowalczyk is the life of a party and the woman of a man's dreams. See them in Some Like It Hot.
Southern belle Scarlett O'Hara is a heart-melter who has no problem looking after herself. See them in Gone with the Wind.
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.
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.
Daisy Buchanan is beautiful and rich, and seems to have it all. But beneath the glitter and the glam, things are more complicated for her. See them in The Great Gatsby.
Bridget Jones is a wanton sex goddess, struggling 30-something, and semi-hot mess. See them in Bridget Jones's Diary.
Emma Woodhouse knows what's best for everyone else. Just don't try to tell her what to do. See them in Emma.
Lying is the most fun a girl like Alice can have without taking her clothes off. See them in Closer.
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.
As Marlena Rosenbluth is finding out, confidence in the limelight doesn't always translate to power at home. See them in Water for Elephants.
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.