Fig and Thistles Dickens in January project, I thought I'd share with you my thoughts on some of the characters from the Dickens novels that I've read. (A Christmas Carol, Bleak House, Our Mutual Friend, Little Dorrit, Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, and David Copperfield.)
MOST ROMANTIC COUPLE: John "Rokesmith" and Bella Wilfer from Our Mutual Friend
GREATEST ROMANTIC HERO: John "Rokesmith" from Our Mutual Friend
MOST TRANSFORMED HEROINE: Bella Wilfer from Our Mutual Friend
GREATEST SIDEKICK TO A HERO: Sam Weller from Pickwick Papers.
GREATEST-GUARDIAN-EVER: John Jarndyce from Bleak House.
BEST OVER-ALL HEROINE: Esther Summerson from Bleak House
THE SILLIEST OF HEROINES: Dora Spenlow from David Copperfield
THE GOODY-TWO-SHOES HEROINE: Amy Dorrit from Little Dorrit
THE MOST-SENSIBLE YET UNDER-APPRECIATED HEROINE: Agnes Wickfield from David Copperfield
THE HERO WHO TOOK THE LONGEST TO REALIZE WHO HE REALLY SHOULD BE WITH: A tie between Arthur Clennam from Little Dorrit and David Copperfield from David Copperfield.
THE ORPHAN I FEEL MOST FOR... A tie between Lizzie Hexam from Our Mutual Friend and Oliver Twist from Oliver Twist.
BEST STRONG-WILLED, NO-NONSENSE AUNT: Betsey Trotwood from David Copperfield
BEST AT SHOWING UNCONDITIONAL LOVE: Daniel Peggotty from David Copperfield
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