38 Literary Characters You Won’t Forget—For Better or For Worse

38 Literary Characters You Won’t Forget—For Better or For Worse

William Faulkner’s approach to writing a character explains why some literary characters are so real.  “Once he stands up on his feet and begins to move, all I can do is trot along behind him with a paper and pencil trying to keep up long enough to put down what he says and does,” said Faulkner.

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Top 9 Female Characters in Literature

Top 9 Female Characters in Literature

Some books I like for their clever plots or unexpected denouements, others for their dazzling narratives. But the books I cherish are those with memorable characters, especially heroines. I rounded up nine of the most memorable literary heroines I’ve met over the years and compared my choices with similar lists on other Web sites.

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