~The Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.~
Happy Tuesday morning my amigos. Its cold and windy and icy and I have to go to work in a few hours. *sighs* Life is a bitch sometimes. How are things on your side of the globe?
This week's topic is your top ten favorite characters in the genre of your choice. I decided to do the Classic genre this time. ^.^
(there is an order to this list)
10. Julia from '1984'. Though I wasn't a huge fan of the book, I did like Julia. I felt so bad for her though....
9. Jim from 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn'. He was the secret hero of the novel and I adored him. He was such a good guy and I applaud him for not wanting to strangle Huckleberry or Sawyer.
8. Anne Elliot from 'Persuasion'. Though I hated her to begin with, I grew to love her and applaud her later on. She was a level headed woman and grew from a huge mistake she made in her youth. She was such a good woman and smart and I'm glad she got her HEA.
7. The Mad Hatter from 'Alice in Wonderland'. Such a nut and I love him. Hahaha. I would have tea with him.
6. Jean ValJean from 'Les Miserables'. Though the name is stupid beyond belief, I still adore the man. He is so complex and so interesting. He went from being an innocent man to hardened criminal to a great man. Such a great character and it shows that people can change and people are good.
5. Penelope from 'The Odyssey'. Not a lot of people say they like her, but how could you not? Such a strong woman and a clever woman to boot. She waited, loyally, for her husband to return from a 10 year war, then another 10 years for him to come home. She waited and waited and kept all the money-hungry men at bay. Kuddos to her!
4. Mr. Darcy from 'Pride & Prejudice'. You all knew this was coming. He is snarky, brooding, and a dream boat. Hahaha.
3. Beatrice from 'Much Ado About Nothing'. I must reread this...I loved this book. But yeah, Beatrice was a kickass Shakespeare girl. Unlike Kat from 'Taming of the Shrew' she keeps her awesomeness and strong-willedness and STILL gets her HEA. ^.^
2. Captain Wentworth from 'Persuasion'. *drools*
1. Iago from 'Othello'. I know. I know. He is the baddie in this tale, but I can't help but like him. He is SO complex and SO odd. I can't help but adore characters that are so complex. I feel sort of bad for him, but he is the baddie and the causer of death and drama. Even though he never laid a finger on anyone...he just set them up to play to his little dance. I find that amazing and crazy. Hahaha. That is why he is my number 1.
I love your genre choice and that’s a great list of characters. kelley—the road goes ever ever on
Great ones :D I agree and especially with Darcy
Oh my gosh, Mr. Darcy is a total dreamboat!! I compare all heroes to him. I can't help it :)
I seriously need to read Persuasion. I keep hearing how good it is, and how awesome The Letter is.
Aah, I'm not much of a classics reader. Shame on me. Sounds like some wonderful picks. :D Thank you!
Anne is one of my all time favorite characters. I have read Persuasion many times, I love reading about Anne and Capt. Wentworth falling in love all over again.
B, Darcy is always a classic. ^.^
Quinnsbooknook, I know...I tend to do that too. hahaha. Yes! Yes you must read it!
Melissa, thank you! We all have our preferences. :D
Anne, oh I do adore Anne also. I'm in love with Wentworth myself.
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