Gandalf The Grey
Quote: “Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgment.”
The esoteric wizard. Gandalf is profusely wise and all knowing. Gandalf maintains his calm demeanor even when foretelling doom and obliteration.
Alice… From Wonderland
Quote: “I'm afraid I can't explain myself, sir. Because I am not myself, you see?”
Alice is portrayed as a daydreamer who is inherently curious. Alice possesses unusual composure for a child, and she seems bright but makes many charming mistakes. She grows more confident as the book progresses.
Quote: “People always clap for the wrong things.”
Mr. Caulfield embodies the angst of growing up. He has got to be one of the most relatable characters in fiction. A 17-year-old cynical teenager, his recurrent misanthropic rants are universal enough for any teenager to identify with. He tends to dismiss most the people he meets as “phony” and only likes his younger intelligent sister who seems to adore him.
While Holden is a heavy smoker, has lousy help and is overly (yet amusingly) judgmental, holding the world with his perspective is engrossing and humorous. Gollum
Quote: “Education never ends, Watson. It is a series of lessons, with the greatest for the last.”
Sherlock Holmes is a derivative mastermind, putting his sound wit to good use. He is incredibly detached when he is not using his mind to solve the crimes of late-Victorian London.
Quote: “Mrs. Jennings is a wealthy woman with a married daughter. She has nothing to do but marry off everyone else's”
Elinor is precocious lady who has a knack for making the right decision. She is intelligent beyond measure and often guides the impulsive whims of those around her, never resorting to a condescending tone.