Classic Character

#ClassicCharacter is a blog feature where I make analysis of random characters from classic books I've read. Originally, they were posted for my Character Thursday weekly meme, but the blog hop had ended (years ago), and just recently I revived this fun feature again. 

Here they are, sorted by the authors and the books title, alphabetically:


Arjuna - Mahabharata (Indian Mythology)
Bhima - Mahabharata (Indian Mythology)



Cather, Willa
Thea Kronborg - The Song of the Lark

Christie, Agatha
Doctor Sheppard - The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Hercule Poirot - all titles which include Hercule Poirot

Cooper, James Fenimore
Judith Hutter - The Deerslayer


de Saint-Exupery, Antoine
Genevieve - Courrier du Sud
Jacques Bernis - Courrier du Sud

Defoe, Daniel
Robinson Crusoe - Robinson Crusoe

Dickens, Charles
Arthur Clennam - Little Dorrit
Dick Swiveller - The Old Curiosity Shop
Edwin Drood - The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Little Nell - The Old Curiosity Shop
Miss Havisham - Great Expectations
Miss Martin - Sketches by Boz
Miss Wade - Little Dorrit
Nell's Grandfather - The Old Curiosity Shop
Pip - Great Expectations
Sydney Carton - A Tale of Two Cities
Simon Tuggs - Sketches by Boz

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
Sherlock Holmes - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Dumas, Alexandre 
Aramis - Twenty Years After
Athos - Twenty Years After
d'Artagnan - The Man In The Iron Mask
Louis XIV - The Man In The Iron Mask


Eliot, George
Godfrey Cass - Silas Marner


Fitzgerald, F. Scott
Jay Gatsby - The Great Gatsby
Daisy Buchanan - The Great Gatsby


Golding, William
Jack Merridew - Lord of the Flies
Ralph - Lord of the Flies

Grahame, Kenneth
Molly - The Wind in the Willows


Hardy, Thomas
Marty South - The Woodlanders

Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Pearl - The Scarlett Letter

Hemingway, Ernest
Santiago - The Old Man and The Sea



James, Henry
Isabel Archer - The Portrait of A Lady
Ralph Touchet The Portrait of A Lady




Malot, Hector
Remi - Nobody's Boy

Marquez, Gabriel Garcia 
Florentino Ariza - Love in the Time of Cholera

Mitchell, Margaret
Melanie Hamilton - Gone With The Wind

Morrison, Toni
Sethe - Beloved






Sewell, Anna
Jerry Barker - Black Beauty

Shakespeare, William
Antonio - The Merchant of Venice
Brutus - Julius Caesar
Cleopatra - Antony and Cleopatra
Cordelia - King Lear
Earl of Kent - King Lear
Gaius Cassius - Julius Caesar
Helena - A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mark Antony - Antony and Cleopatra
Portia - The Merchant in Venice

Stevenson, Robert Louis
Mr. Utterson - The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde




von Arnim, Elizabeth
Lotty Wilkins - The Enchanted April


Walker, Alice
Celie - The Color Purple
Mr. _____ - The Color Purple

Wilde, Oscar
Algernon Moncrieff - The Importance of Being Earnest 
Basil Hallward - The Picture of Dorian Gray
Jack Worthing - The Importance of Being Earnest


Zola, Emile
Coupeau - L'Assommoir
Etienne Lantier - Germinal
Gervaise - L'Assommoir
Maheude - Germinal
Lisa Quenu - The Belly of Paris


  1. Replies
    1. Hi Amanda, if you like it, you can also join my Character Thursday meme, that's how this page has begun, actually.


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