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HopeHoops Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-24-09 10:56 AM
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  -CONFESS! Who is your favorite literary character? SidneyCarton  Feb-24-09 10:40 AM   #0 
  - Kilgore Trout - appears in many Vonnegut books  av8rdave   Feb-24-09 10:41 AM   #1 
  - I absolutely concur.  geardaddy   Feb-24-09 12:29 PM   #43 
  - Ignatius J. Reilly ...  Are_grits_groceries   Feb-24-09 10:46 AM   #2 
  - OMG I love him!  bluedeminredstate   Feb-24-09 10:53 AM   #3 
  - He might be my second most beloved literary character.  Heidi   Feb-24-09 11:06 AM   #9 
  - Another resounding agreement  EastTennesseeDem   Feb-24-09 12:49 PM   #45 
  - The only one I've been compared to personally  KamaAina   Feb-25-09 07:48 PM   #84 
  - Lucifer, Huckleberry Finn, Emma Bovary, and Kenny Becker from...  mitchum   Feb-24-09 10:54 AM   #4 
  - Phillip Marlowe, probably  Tyrone Slothrop   Feb-24-09 10:55 AM   #5 
  - his dialog and mannerisms are great  Lethe   Feb-25-09 11:35 PM   #97 
  - Gandalf  HopeHoops   Feb-24-09 10:56 AM   #6 
  - This is gonna sound weird but  TZ   Feb-24-09 10:59 AM   #7 
  - My wife has read Grendel, I have not.  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 11:07 AM   #10 
  - Atticus Finch, hands down. (nt)  Heidi   Feb-24-09 11:04 AM   #8 
  - How could I forget Atticus Finch?  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 11:07 AM   #11 
  - Was gonna say  elleng   Feb-25-09 09:28 PM   #92 
  - Boo Radley would be 2nd for me. nt  Are_grits_groceries   Feb-24-09 11:09 AM   #12 
  - Jean Valjean  insanity   Feb-24-09 11:13 AM   #13 
  - Good old Jean Valjean  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 11:18 AM   #15 
  - The Time Traveller, Huck Finn, Atticus Finch. nt  raccoon   Feb-24-09 11:16 AM   #14 
  - Holden Caulfield  bif   Feb-24-09 11:18 AM   #16 
  - Seconded.  Jamastiene   Feb-24-09 12:57 PM   #47 
     - Thirded  3.14158675309   Feb-25-09 08:24 AM   #72 
  - Elizabeth Bennett  MorningGlow   Feb-24-09 11:20 AM   #17 
  - Mrs. Carton would agree!  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 11:24 AM   #20 
     - Dang it you made me go take an Austen quiz  MorningGlow   Feb-24-09 11:43 AM   #26 
        - I always get Anne Elliot or Marianne  Lavender Brown   Feb-24-09 11:08 PM   #62 
  - Horatio Hornblower  LanternWaste   Feb-24-09 11:22 AM   #18 
  - I would have said Stillgar for Dune!  tigereye   Feb-24-09 11:23 AM   #19 
  - So many fascinating characters in Dune, difficult to choose just one.  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 11:25 AM   #21 
  - Leto Atreides II  Dr. Strange   Feb-24-09 11:30 AM   #22 
  - I'm a literary character now? ROFL  TZ   Feb-24-09 11:37 AM   #24 
  - I read about you all the time in the Lounge Series.  Dr. Strange   Feb-24-09 12:01 PM   #33 
  - Not according to Wiki, but...  KamaAina   Feb-25-09 07:50 PM   #85 
  - Why does it not shock me that you would choose the God-Emperor of the Known Universe  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 11:48 AM   #27 
     - Greatest character ever!  Dr. Strange   Feb-24-09 11:59 AM   #32 
        - Fascinating, and somewhat tragic at the same time.  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 12:02 PM   #35 
  - The Snopes family  southpaw   Feb-24-09 11:36 AM   #23 
  - Alas, Snape...  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 11:49 AM   #28 
  - Good call on the Snopes family...  mitchum   Feb-24-09 12:28 PM   #41 
  - hmm, Severus Snopes?  cemaphonic   Feb-25-09 12:02 AM   #66 
     - In the Post-Potter generations of that liniage  southpaw   Feb-25-09 07:59 AM   #68 
  - Jim Chee  lost-in-nj   Feb-24-09 11:38 AM   #25 
  - Poor Piggy.  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 11:50 AM   #29 
  - I'm an English major. I don't need to prove my literature cred.  Lyric   Feb-24-09 11:52 AM   #30 
  - I'm a History Major, so I must admit that I am out of my depth here...  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 11:53 AM   #31 
  - Some info:  Lyric   Feb-24-09 12:11 PM   #38 
     - A fascinating character.  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 12:15 PM   #39 
  - dupe  DeepBlueC   Feb-24-09 02:51 PM   #50 
  - a highly commendable choice.  yellowdogintexas   Feb-24-09 09:22 PM   #57 
     - Yes, in terms of complexity and character development, Tyrion  Lyric   Feb-25-09 12:02 AM   #67 
        - did you see the post further down? #48 I think  yellowdogintexas   Feb-25-09 09:24 PM   #91 
  - Reepicheep  LostinVA   Feb-24-09 12:02 PM   #34 
  - Good old Reep.  SidneyCarton   Feb-24-09 12:03 PM   #36 
  - You sweet talker, you...  LanternWaste   Feb-24-09 06:41 PM   #52 
  - First thought: Robin Hood  sammythecat   Feb-24-09 12:07 PM   #37 
  - Raoul Duke  two gun sid   Feb-24-09 12:23 PM   #40 
  - Tyrion Lannister  Lucian   Feb-24-09 12:28 PM   #42 
  - .  LeftyMom   Feb-27-09 04:13 AM   #101 
  - Lazarus Long  Spacemom   Feb-24-09 12:36 PM   #44 
  - #1 is Stephen Maturin  FKA MNChimpH8R   Feb-24-09 12:56 PM   #46 
  - Alonso Quijano  RedCloud   Feb-24-09 01:38 PM   #48 
  - Richard Sharpe, Captain Horatio Hornblower,  LibertyLover   Feb-24-09 02:48 PM   #49 
  - Becky Sharp  DeepBlueC   Feb-24-09 02:53 PM   #51 
  - George Smiley. Mohan Biswas. Scout Finch.  triguy46   Feb-24-09 08:20 PM   #53 
  - Tom Joad n/t  dana_b   Feb-24-09 08:23 PM   #54 
  - Smilla Jasperson (Peter Hoeg's "Smilla's Sense of Snow"). nt  BlueIris   Feb-24-09 08:25 PM   #55 
  - Bartleby  rug   Feb-24-09 08:26 PM   #56 
  - the Scrivener? Really?  yellowdogintexas   Feb-24-09 09:25 PM   #58 
  - I prefer it.  rug   Feb-24-09 11:06 PM   #61 
  - Bartleby was fascinating, wasn't he?  southpaw   Feb-25-09 08:01 AM   #70 
     - Yes, where did he come from, what happened to him?  rug   Feb-25-09 06:35 PM   #78 
  - The little girl from "The Elegance of the Hedgehog"  bif   Feb-24-09 09:30 PM   #59 
  - Francis Lymond Crawford of Scotland  yellowdogintexas   Feb-24-09 09:31 PM   #60 
  - The Fan Man n/t  qwertyMike   Feb-24-09 11:10 PM   #63 
  - Jane Eyre  book lady   Feb-24-09 11:13 PM   #64 
  - Zaphod Beeblebrox (Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy)  pokerfan   Feb-24-09 11:38 PM   #65 
  - How could I have forgotten Zaphod?  southpaw   Feb-25-09 08:00 AM   #69 
  - Horatio Hornblower  tinymontgomery   Feb-25-09 08:23 AM   #71 
  - Owen Meany  MissMillie   Feb-25-09 08:30 AM   #73 
  - I'd still like to see a real film adaptation of "Owen Meany"  Tommy_Carcetti   Feb-25-09 08:39 AM   #75 
  - i have got to agree with this!  Beer Snob-50   Feb-25-09 08:46 AM   #76 
  - Owen's my favorite too  GCP   Feb-25-09 07:01 PM   #79 
  - Governor Clinton "Skink" Tyree from Carl Hiassen novels....  Tommy_Carcetti   Feb-25-09 08:36 AM   #74 
  - You have to ask?  MissHoneychurch   Feb-25-09 09:13 AM   #77 
  - Pyanfar Chanur  ismnotwasm   Feb-25-09 07:06 PM   #80 
  - Sissy Hankshaw  NMDemDist2   Feb-25-09 07:09 PM   #81 
  - I can't make up my mind about that....  Ivan Sputnik   Feb-25-09 07:34 PM   #82 
  - Lord Peter Wimsey.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Feb-25-09 07:37 PM   #83 
  - Scout, in "To Kill a Mockingbird" and Holly Golightly in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" are two.  CTyankee   Feb-25-09 07:54 PM   #86 
  - Corporal Popinjay  Doc_Technical   Feb-25-09 08:00 PM   #87 
  - Bond, James Bond  MrScorpio   Feb-25-09 08:00 PM   #88 
  - Travis McGee  Brother Buzz   Feb-25-09 08:10 PM   #89 
  - Kilgore Trout, Sherlock Holmes or Fletch.  Forkboy   Feb-25-09 08:13 PM   #90 
  - Stephanie Plum  libodem   Feb-25-09 10:06 PM   #93 
  - Jo March  seaker   Feb-25-09 10:33 PM   #94 
  - Elizabeth Bennett, Jean Valjean, and Jo Marsh  fed_up_mother   Feb-25-09 10:56 PM   #95 
  - 3  friedgreentomatoes   Feb-25-09 11:27 PM   #96 
  - Randle P McMurphy  Lethe   Feb-25-09 11:38 PM   #98 
  - Huckleberry Finn  ashling   Feb-26-09 08:08 AM   #99 
  - Larry Darrell from Somerset Maugham's "The Razer's Edge"  enigmatic   Feb-27-09 12:55 AM   #100 
  - Wemmick from Great Expectations and Lemuel Gulliver  surrealAmerican   Feb-27-09 09:57 AM   #102 
 

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