Well, here I am again, attempting to answer another question about favorites—which I really don’t have an answer for. The reason this is difficult for me is because it’s not specific characters who stand out for me as much as it is their traits, personalities and sense of humor, which is why I enjoy specific authors.
I guess sometime during the past ten years, I’ve switched my mindset over to writer, even when I am reading a story for enjoyment. These days, I don’t have much opportunity to read, but in the past, I would read an entire novel a day, and sometimes more.
There are only a few selected authors who hold my interest, and it’s the plots and character building which makes me want to read their other stories. I enjoy reading about strong heroines, and those are the kind of characters who I also love to write into my stories.
Here is a Ranker Website which offers a lot of interesting observations about why certain characters are memorable–and I totally agree!!
Characters We’ll Never Forget
1 Hermione Granger Harry Potter series
2 Elizabeth Bennet Pride and Prejudice
3 Lady Macbeth Macbeth
4 Éowyn The Lord of the Rings
5 Natasha Rostova War and Peace
6 Katniss Everdeen The Hunger Games
7 Alice Alice in Wonderland
8 Arya Stark A Song of Ice and Fire
9 Jane Eyre Jane Eyre (When I was younger, Jane was my definite favorite)
10 Scout Finch To Kill a Mockingbird
11 Anna Karenina Anna Karenina.
12 Luna Lovegood Harry Potter series
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