By Lucy Pollard-Gott PhD
This checklist of the fictitious a hundred ranks the main influential fictional folks in global literature and legend, from all time classes and from world wide, starting from Shakespeare's Hamlet  to Toni Morrison's cherished . by means of tracing characters' various incarnations in literature, paintings, track, and picture, we achieve a feeling in their shape-shifting capability within the tradition at huge. even though now not of flesh and blood, fictional characters have a lifestyles and background in their personal. Meet those diversified and interesting humans. From the brash Hercules to the stricken Holden Caulfield, from the menacing plots of Medea to the faulty schemes of Don Quixote, the fictitious a hundred runs the gamut of heroes and villains, old and young, saints and sinners. examine them, fall in love with them, examine from their tales the different types of human experience--let them dwell in you.