We’ve made it to the final elimination round before the real fun starts on March 1. We’ve already narrowed down the Sci-fi/Fantasy brackets for both Youngs and Olds, and last night we brought the fictional Youngs down to 16.
Tonight, we’ll be looking at the Fictional Olds (another big category, we have lots of axing to do!), but first let’s see the list of fictional Youngs moving on to the next round.
Harriet the Spy
Emily Byrd Starr
Jessica “Not So” Darling
Sorry ’bout your luck, Blair. If it was the TV version of you, I think you might have stood a chance.
Moving right along, here are your nominees for fictional Olds:
Jo March from Little Women
Celie from The Color Purple
Hester Prynne from The Scarlet Letter
Nora from A Doll’s House
Sethe from Beloved
Ophelia, Lady Macbeth, Desdemona, Juliet, Portia, Rosalind, Kate, from Shakespeare
Frankie Addams from The Member of the Wedding
Dina Dalal from A Fine Balance
Ayla from the Earth’s Children series
Scarlett O’Hara from Gone with the Wind
Offred from The Handmaid’s Tale
Carrie White, Steven King’s Carrie
Lily Bart from The House Of Mirth
Irene Adler from A Study In Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes)
Becky Sharp from Vanity Fair
Lisbeth Salander from The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy
Jordan Baker, Myrtle, and Daisy from The Great Gatsby
Catherine from Wuthering Heights
Claire from Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series
Mulan from the ballad of Hua Mulan
Dorothea Brooke, the heroine of MIDDLEMARCH
Francie Nolan from A Tree Grows In Brooklyn
And on to the poll! Like the first two polls, pick five of the following to move on to the bracket.