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Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?

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Lisbeth Salander, Olive Kitteridge, Marie-Laure LeBlanc. 009 (19) Some cook. 0Miles (16) afd 1 Those who show no shame towards their femininity 50ad (17) Xena? 513 (00) Jane Eyre A (19) Orlando (if s/he counts), Brunhilde, Charlotte in the Golden Bowl, Barbara Pym women A Cleopatra A. (27) Hermione Granger and Lisbeth Salander A (26) Those who are uncompromisingly honest with themselves and others, who follow their inner direction. A. n/a A (26) Those who do not let barriers of the world define then AA (23) Real women. aaaaaaa (18) Eustacia Vye, Hester Prynne, Lizaveta Nikolaevna AAAKKK Those who are tender, innocent, yet questioning, worrisome, and very kind aag (22) Those who work behind the scenes so that others can be great aallisonr (30) Naomi Aaron (32) It's difficult to say. Aaron (16) kortney kardashien Aaron Not another star trek answer...Janeway. Strong willed and capable of making the hard choices when she has to Aaron (26) Thursday next, Beatrice, molly weasley Aaron (35) The relentless ones, filled with grit, resilience, and tenacity. Aaron Guy Leroux (37) Katniss Everdeen, Sabina Pleasure, Annabeth Chase, Hermione Granger, and Clary Fairchild Aarushi Agarwal (13) Julia from 1984, who loved despite it’s criminalization. Abbie (22) Eowyn from the Lord of the Rings and Ophelia from Pans Labyrinth. Both face terrible odds, both triumph over those odds, and maintain their goodness throughout. Abbie Hartley Strong, independent women, dynamic and complex. Abby (26) Anna Karenina, Lila from the Neapolitan novels Abby (27) Francie (I think, it's been sooo long since I read it) of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. AbbySF women who seem to hide a story Abegando (28) The women that fight and win in the end. Abigail Harris (10) Women who are themselves, who do not worry about what men or anyone else thinks of them who do amazing things every day and don't even realize they do. ABP (50) Pennelope from The Odyssey, Fanny from Mansfield Mark Abs Merda de wise Acara McFadden (28) Mina Harker, Katniss Everdeen, Jane Eyre, Hermione Granger, Scout... more A Caring Tea (51) Any greek goddess ACH (23) Daisy? Maybe Constance Chatterley A. Clifford Stowe (81) Same as for heroes but without the wasp of masculinity that trails bravery. Acrania (25) Anti-heroines Adam (22) I don't know Adam (25) Hermione Granger Adam (20) Wonder Woman Adam (29) The bold adam (16) Women should not counted as heroic Adam (38) As funny as this sounds, my favorite heroines are Lysistrata and Madea. These women both speak their minds, regardless of who is around and who disagrees. And guess what? They're not sorry for it. Adam Braner (30) Countess Ellen Olenska, Dona Isabel de Porcel Adam Hyde (26) Grace Adler Adam McGrory (39) Bella Swan Adam Seline (30) seems none yet adieudusk My Mum fiction/non-fiction she is the best Aditya (25) The mother of Thomas a Becket in Dickens's Child's History of England. Admiral Love (33) Bold, Beautiful and Intelligent. Jane Eyer Adonia (40) I'd rather not read about female heroes because modern romance is sickening and fake to me. Female characters are best focalized when in conjunction with a male role. They are not irrelevant just overbearing. Adrian (18) Eloise (at the plaza) Adriana (16) eloise Adriana (16) jeanne d'arc adriana (45) not sure Adriana Those who aren't "strong female characters", but simply characters. I like to see virtues and flaws, roughness and tenderness, laughter and tears. Pretty much the same I look for on male characters. Adrian Bauza (20) Carmen Elizabeth Juanita Echo Sky Bravo Cortez. Adrian Conrad Don't have one. Adrian George Nicolae (24) Leela, Doctor Martha Jones, Belle de Jour Adrian Martyn (34) Zoey Redbird, Wonder Woman, Tinkerbell Adrianna (18) Zoey Redbird and Tinkerbell Adrianna (18) the woman who is the Master of All of the Worlds’ Women AdrianOz (45) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and her ability to find sanity in madness. Adrian Winters (17) Meg Murry from A Wrinkle in Time Adrienne Wilson (25) buffy the vampire slayer, vivianne - how to have an affair Ady (22) Anna Karenina, Anne of Green Gables aetilson (41) Wonder Woman! There are many in contemporary fiction. Classically, I loved Joe from Little Women and Shrug Avery from the Color Purple afrodite (41) venus + jd + "woman with folded arms" a.g. (23) - agagagaga (24) kate chopin Agalloza (23) Hua Mulan, a fierce woman whose decision to enter into battle were based on love and loyalty to her family Agape (38) Princess Leia, Sound of Music, "Maria" Agatha Kefali (45) Those that are strong. Agent00V (18) Esther Greenwood, Madame Bovari, Becky Sharp, Alice Lidell Aggie White Kitty A.G. Mata (21) Hatshepsut Agnes (43) Those that defied the social hierarchy and gender stereotyping. Agnes (20) Miss Skeeter Agneska (20) women in books agony (25) strong, smart women who defy convention Agreen (29) Those who are both exceptionally feminine, but at the same time no less courageous than men. Agu (21) The wonder twins. (Jayna) Agustina (27) Camilla Macauley A Half Empty Beaker hard to say, any woma who stands aginst everyone to ensure her meaning & happiness. ahmad (27) Aragorn ahmad (24) Stargirl Ai (21) those who give up the opportunity to be a women and to wait from her hausband, and go out and stand for themselfs. those who maintain the family alone Aida (22) Catwoman, Miho and Beatrix Kiddo Aidan (21) Women who fight for what they believe in and prove they are every bit as capable as men. Aidan Devlin (15) Same Aiden Daenerys Targaryen Aiden (17) the elusive and intellectual types without acting like a needy spoiled brat aiko (20) those written as full rounded human beings and not a writer's fantasy aimée (22) Women who want to be someone better and not be a part of a traditional mold of a woman aimee.dawson (21) Jemima J. from Jane Green's novel. Aisha Milburn (32) those who i want to be like aishu (14) Women who succeed in male-dominated fields. A.J. (27) Woman who is very pure but also very strong and wity AJ (18) Raskolnikov, Yossarian Ajam (21) Not sure. Ajay (17) Ramona Quimby, Wonder Woman, Mona Lisa Vito, and Diane Russell Ajm9511 (21) independent, confident akansha (26) I adore Wonder Woman. akanthe (19) The objects of worship that are more than mere idols: Estella Havisham was the first and chief among them. Akbar Shahzad (20) Those who do not hold facades in their relationships Aki Good people Aks (20) Elizabeth Bennett, Lady Mary Crawley, Lady Sibil, Anna Bates, Godess Artemis AKT (35) Juno (the pregnant kid, not the goddess) Al (28) Those brave enough to seek the truth. Al (55) Snow Queen Al (42) Those women who persist alabambino (32) Wonder woman Alan (58) The ones that fight for what they believe in Alan (14) all the clever, determined and true to themselves Alan (14) I answered this question earlier. I see no difference in gender male or female. Alana (20) I don't have any fictional heroines Alan Arkin (44) Again, I don't read the works of man Alannah (43) Samantha from Sex and the city AlbaManuela (18) Hitchcock's women Albertine (29) N/A Alcaeus (19) women that will selfleshly say " i love you " Alchemist (45) The more rebellious ones that have things to prove. Alden Lee Klaput (18) Similar kick-ass women, usually born before their time and completely misunderstood Aldonza77 (47) Those who do things that haven't been done before, or that wouldn't be expected of an ordinary person. Ale (28) Any heroine who isn't afraid to show the wrath women can unleash. Alecksi Badass is badass. Man, woman--who cares. Aleesha (32) Chaucer's Criseyde, Dostoevsky's Sonya Semyonovna, Vonnegut's Circe Berman Alejandro Amoretti (28) Spirited women who refused to be enslaved by men, who knew and rejected "their place" and drove onward to success. Aleksei Kotsov (63) women with self-confidence, grace, love, and intelligence alessa (21) Mona Sax ("Max Payne 2") Alessandro Pian (30) none Alessio Lucchini (46) Emma, Elizabeth Bennet, Aletha Camack Blanche and Marie, in Per Olov Enquist's novel. Alex Emma Bovary and Cher Horowitz Alex (22) The ones who are true to real-life; who can accomplish whatever they set their mind on Alex (17) strong and passionate alex (38) lisbeth salander alex (23) All of the women in game of thrones, Elizabeth Bennett in Pride and Prejudice Alex (21) jo from little women Alex (23) Those who have enough sense of humor to laugh even at their own funeral Alex (32) Those like Hermione Granger: those who are steadfastly loyal, independent, and strong Alex (21) Those who stand up against oppression. Alex (16) I don't read. I can't read. Alex Jane erye alexa (28) Future works. Alexander (33) Wonder Woman Alexander (19) Michonne (have you seen her fight) Alexander (30) Elizabeth Bennett. I would like to be as steadfast in my ideals as she. Alexander Kim (19) Jane Eyre Alexandra (27) I don't garner a hero from a book. I hold on to the knowledge. Alexandra (19) Buffy Summers. Alexandra (24) Those who live Alexandra (18) Beatrice Prior Alexandra (15) Wilhelmina Murray Alexandra (24) those that grow stronger from their trials and fears Alexandra Bryhter (24) I'm not sure Alexandra Campbell (26) Elizabeth Bennett Alexandra SweetTale4u Cruz Smart women Alexandre (28) courageous AlexandriaHMerlin (40) Those who are strong willed and don't cry at the drop of a hat over every little thing AlexandriaLHash (30) Many women of power Alexandria Marshall (32) Ophelia, Elizabeth Bennet. alexandrine (15) Women who act out of kindness and selflessness Alex Armstrong (16) Women who act out of kindness and selflessness Alex Armstrong (16) Women who act out of kindness and selflessness Alex Armstrong (16) Someone that stands up for what they believe in Alex Brooks (18) eccentric rogues with a pure heart; those with a pure heart that go through Hell and back but prevail in the end Alex C. Anyone that can take charge. Alexis (17) Veronica Mars, intelligent, beautiful, sarcastic; anyone that is an attainable persona Alexis Johnson (19) Elizabeth from Pride and Prejudice AlexRTRW Again, I do not read. Aley (60) Wonder woman. Alfonso (26) Mina Alfonso (28) none al-g (24) The mother in "Family and Friends" (big personality) Ali (37) Daenerys Targaryen, Penny from Big Bang Theory, Mary Magdalene. Ali A. Rizvi ? Alice Emma Bovary Alice Hermonie Granger Alicein1derland (27) Anne Shirley Alice of Duxford many heroines of romantic or drama books Alicia (68) A woman who knows when to walk away. alicja (38) Hermione, Katniss, Taz Aliid Lara croft Alin (23) Carol O'Connell's Mallory and other ass-kicking types. Alina Sylvia Alina (20) Jane Eyre, Joe in Little Women... Aline Guiraudie (36) marple alipans (57) Agnes Towler, Hermoine, Rani from Queen Alishba Zarmeen (24) Persephone Alison (20) The sirens Alison Martin (Alison Martin) alice, willow, clare, starbuck alison wonderland Hazrat Ayesha AliZaidi (29) Jane Erye, Princess Diana of Themyscira AllenT. (33) People who are always able to follow their beliefs even if their accomplishments not recognized Allen Wasupan (16) elizabeth alli (49) Phoeby in Their Eyes Were Watching God because she had the courage to ask for Janie's story. Allison (33) Dagny Taggart, Lolita Allison (20) Bitchy broads who have a silly side. Allison super women allison (19) Andromache, Dido, Tess Durbeyfield, Jane Eyre Allison Jean (21) Hmm...apparently I was supposed to be distinguishing between men and women in the earlier question. Pass. Men and women the same, more or less. Just different plumbing. Allison Jean Hazen (34) Those that fight against oppression alliswell (62) Those who can fight at its limits to achieve whatever they pursue, even if they fail at first or even if man can understand or appreciate what they have to give Alma (25) Innocent Erindira almavidrio (35) Dominique Francon... so I guess that means one who intelligent, strong, and speaks her mind while still being unapologetically sexual. Altjungr (30) Teta Magda (Teta Magda ali vsi smo ustvarjalci by Svetlana Makarovič) Alvilda (20) Those who are willing to die. Alx strong and free-spirited Aly (17) Pippy Longstocking and any similar alya (17) Those women who are incapable of jealousy Alyanna (22) Alice in Wonderland Alyce J. Those woman who find themselves invincible. Alyssa Cordova (17) This is tiresome. The ones with spunk and enthusiasm and hope and dreams. They are the most delicious to crush and to squeeze dry. Alyssa Darkling Miranda Presley...when she wants something done, she wants it done her way with no excuses. My kind of woman. Alyssa MacMillan (25) The vixen in the story of the silver vixen with nine tales. She can be any woman and uses that power to take care of her family. She's dishonest and immoral and beautiful and horrible. I love her. Alyssa Moonchild (16) Leisel Meminger from the Book Thief AM I find it hard to admire fictitious people. Amanda Polgara Amanda (42) Katniss Everdean AmandaFYS13 (18) Beatrice from Much Ado About Nothing, Katniss from The Hunger Games Amanda Strong (42) Witty & pretty in the city Amandine (31) Anne of Green Gables Amara See my previous thoughts on fiction Amaris (17) I don´t know Amayah (17) Not to sure I have one Amayah Munoz (17) Idgie Threadgoode, the 2nd Mrs de Winter Amber (18) Jane Eyre, Elizabeth Bennet, Isabel Archer, Amber (37) Jane Eyre, Elizabeth Bennet, Isabel Archer, Amber (37) see above Amber (20) Dont know Ame (37) bad guys Amelia (13) I don't have time to enjoy fiction Amelia (18) The ones who are surprising. Amelia Gates (formerly Pippet) (10) Electra and Lysistrata Amelie (24) n/a American Marxist Ms Marple Americanoid (50) I adore Kate from Taming of the Shrew; Antigone americanwoman (62) bella swan ames (21) Hesse's Kamala, Austen's Elizabeth Amit Bhaskar (21) those who tried or died defending ther beliefs ammb (29) Colette from the movie Ratatouille Amos (18) Hermione Granger. Dagny Taggart. Jo March. Midori. For being headstrong, brilliant, beautiful and believing always in a brighter tomorrow Amrita (22) Lorelai Gilmore (both), temperance Brennan, and Angela amu Intelligent characters who make me laugh and hold the mind mumbing masses in disdain Amy (30) Jane Eyre, Morgan le Fey, Anne Elliott, and the sisters from the Poisonwood Bible Amy (33) tey who are not afraid to be themself amy (14) ... Amy (28) Those who know who they are and what they want amy (33) Elizabeth Bennett Amy (35) Francie Nolan (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn)... Amy (55) Stephanie Plum, Elizabeth Bennett; strong women who know how to speak their minds. Amy Becker; Character: Merriwether Finch (27) All the chicks in As You Like It. They either played the part of a man to get what they so desired or they played the fool to achieve the same thing. Either way they did it and they did it with passion, humour and credibility-more so than I have done. Amy Cottington-Bray Whoever my daughter is playing. Amy Martinez (20) Hermione Granger, Anne Shirley, and Selene Blackburn; women who stand up for themselves and for what is right Amy R. the winx girls amz (16) anna karenina. Ana (21) Eliza Doolittle Ana (30) those with a clear purpose with respect to their own inclinations ana (16) a strong, attractive , animated by a good ideals... lady ana (34) Elizabeth Bennet (Pride and Prejudice) Ana Carolina (16) Raven, Black Widow Analise (40) Umrao Jaan Ada Anam (26) Those that have the same qualities as my favorite heroes of fiction. People with strong personalities amaze me. Ana Marija (20) Ladies who punch stuff Ananke (25) Wonderwoman ancientrobot (31) Scarlet Witch from Marvel Andi (28) wonder woman andraya (23) She-Ra Andre A woman of intelligence and bravery Andrea (16) Anne Shirley, Anastasia Krupnik, Sara Crewe Andrea (13) The one's that talk to themselves, have an inner monologue ANDREAADKINS (26) Those who put others above themselves, and continuously helps those around them and tries to make a difference. AndreaCoker (24) Same as in the real one, EI, Lisa Simpson AndreaFeliu (28) Julia and Addie Bundren. Andreas (19) Holly Golightly Andrea SB (32) Topanga andres007 (19) zelda Andres (19) Laura Croft. Andrew (22) Dagny Taggert Andrew (25) Fantine Andrew (20) Joan of Ark, Billie Holiday Andrew (28) Catwoman only on Batman Arkham City Andrew (22) Those who act from the heart, not from a space of womanly pride. andrew (24) The virgin mary Andrew barlow (26) The ones who knew their place. Andrew Price (38) Joanne d'Arc (by Shaw) Andy (25) The Bride of Frankenstein, Holly Golightly, Mystique, Natasha Romanaoff Andy (23) The Bride of Frankenstein, Holly Golightly, Mystique, Natasha Romanaoff Andy (23) Wonder Woman, Elizabeth Bennett andy rayford (28) A representation of the woman I would be willing to spend my life with, a woman of strength Andy Thomas (25) Beautiful and powerful and loving and just ang (99) My favorite heroines of fictions is Bella Angel (13) the woman who is not afraid of expressing her feeling out loud Angel Sofia Marmeladov-for her sacrificing her dignity to feed her family Angela (21) None Ângela (24) Lady Chatterly Angela (30) Esther Greenwood (The Bell Jar), The Lisbon Sisters (The Virgin Suicides), Liesel Meminger (The Book Thief) Angela (19) Those women who don't whine and complain about hard work but still has the tenderness of a loving mother Angela Estrada (20) Those who pure, rare, and relentless in goodness Angela McAdams Women who are stronger and larger than life Angelicstar (45) dr.mary verghese angelina (26) strong smart women Angelo Navarette (18) women who go on grand adventures. Angel Rodrigues (41) I don't feel a heroin in someone fictional angie (29) Ariel Ani See above. Ani (22) Jane Eyre again. She didn't let anything stop her from getting what she wanted. Anik (16) A brutally, soft woman Aniyah (19) Those who demonstrate how not to let the world, however restrictive, stifle your intelligence or wit. Anjel (28) Dr. Mayo Angelou expressions of emotions through literature lines Anjelah49 (49) Amy Dune Anjelika (22) a women holding both beauty and intelligence-- real life and fiction arn't so far apart for me , as many of you can probably tell Ankassandra (15) those women who are women not just for name sake. Ann (19) Women who are dare devils yet smart Ann (62) Elizabeth Bennett Ann (50) Women who created their own space in a world dominated by men ( then and now ) Anna (20) Kate Fitzgerald (My Sister's Keeper), The bride (Kill Bill) Anna (20) my favorite heroine in the ficiton is Elena in vampires diaries Anna (13) Those who are idealistic and live up to their ideals, rather than being hypocrites (same as heros). Anna (16) I have none. Anna (34) Wonder Woman Anna Baker (20) those who don't get kidnapped by the villain Anna Kalimar (18) Every one that fights Anna Maria (21) cinderella Anna-Maria The same and Hermione Granger, I Love Hermione. AnnaMay (51) strong woman I guess - Phaedra, Electra, Medea, Andromacha, Berenika, Hedda Gabler, Anna O. Rosalind from As you Like It and Atalanta (does mythology count as fiction?) Anna Stein (21) Jane Eyre, Elizabeth Bennet, Thea Kronberg Ann Delaney (44) The resilient ones who the author didn't feel the need to break down in order to make their strength and conviction believable Anne (21) Elizabeth (Pride and Prejudice), Hermione Granger (Harry Potter) anne (23) Emma, Major Barbara, Isolde Anne Farquharson (78) Quirky, unique, clever, sexy women. Annelise (40) Elizabeth Bennett, Jo March, and Anne Shirley (Green Gables) Anne Louise Sheldon (34) Jane Eyre- strong women who have struggles no one knows about but who persevere, Anne Patricia F (21) Women who are strong and active Anneta none Annie Anne of Green Gables, Jane Austen heroines Anniel (62) Those who speak powerfully and with conviction anniezee (54) People who are perfect and beautiful in every way AnonAzure (19) I don't think I have any. anonim (18) Those usung heros never mentioned, they did all the work anon moose (19) Does Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman count? Ansley Stevenson (16) Kate Gompert (Infinite Jest) Anthony (23) Honora Kelly Anthony (24) Women who overcome obsticles, and fight for equality anthony (48) life Anthony Almeida None. Anthony D C (20) Those who are more than woman while still being a woman; everything that is tender;poetic, pure and in every way internally beautiful. Anthony Scine-Sceni (42) jane eyre antoinette (24) Antoinette from 'The Wide Sargossa Sea'; Anna Wulf from 'The Golden Notebook'; Eppie from 'Silas Marner'; Nina from 'The Seagull'; Sonya from 'Crime and Punishment'. Anton (52) Those who are more than women. Antoniette (20) sad, romantic, melancholic girls Antonina (20) Those who are more than women without ceasing to be womanly Antonio Lemos (18) None Anty Characters that live their lives without consideration of what is expected of them as women Anusia (34) who can fit to heroes of fiction and who are great at many businesses Anya (22) I don't read fiction. Anya (71) I don't know anything Buffy, Catwoman, Candy Quakenbush Anzi (27) Pussy King of the Pirates a.o. (40) Women who do not have it all but do not cease to work towards getting what they want. Aparajita (26) Babette Hersant (Babette's Feast), author Dorothy L. Sayers, the nine Muses, the women in the Bronte & Austen novels Apollo (58) Catwoman Apos woman who have fought their way even while being suppressed, the brave and fearless brand. Apply (30) Tess of the D'Urbervilles, women who did not settle for less April (20) Aang, from Avatar the Last Airbender. A simple-minded child forced to mature far beyond his age in order to save the world...it's a wonder he hasn't gone insane. April (21) Tender women AR (20) The ones who have all the traits I wish I could find in myself. Ara (15) Morgaine Aranneaa (19) elizabeth bennet wonder woman xena arctic_child (36) A woman who is of her own mind Ardent (30) Holly Gollightly, Dorothy Gayle, Supergirl A real phony (27) none Areeba (25) Loved Katniss Everdeen, and JK Rowling (although she's real, she writes fiction, same thing) Ari (29) Alice in Wonderland. Ari none Arianna (15) Lady of the Lake and Wonder Woman Ariel Strong and independent women who can still find love in a man Ariella Bordaine: Female Protagonist (20) Wonderwoman; Annabeth Chase; Artemis; Arizona (19) Elizabeth Bennett, Loreli Gilmore, Scout Finch, Fleur, arlo (64) I LOVE fashionista Miranda Priestly because she CLEARLY knows about fashion and she's the editor-in-chief of a fashion magazine. She kinda reminds me of my boss though Arnold Murray (42) Josephine, Margaret, Elizabeth and Amy in Little Women. AROG someone who is proud of who they are A-ron (15) jane eyre Arsh (24) The ones who are bold and unquestionably themselves Arthur Lorne Lyra from The Golden Compass and Hermione from Harry Potter Artie (17) Lisa Simpson, Lyra Silvertongue Artie Mondello (18) those who are unapologetic in whatever they do Aruz Elliott (29) I suppose I would need to read more fiction to answer this one. AS (32) All of them ascetic monk (51) Those who are unapologetically themselves when not in character Asfiya Mariam (21) Elizabeth Bennet. Ash (23) Elizabeth Bennett, Rani in the movie Queen, Karuvachi of Karuvachi Kaviyam Ash (28) Katniss Everdeen Ash Women who set an example for others to follow ashan (20) Those who are mighty without being hard. Poetic without being soppy. Pure without being boring. Slutty without being apologetic. Ash Bloom (27) Therese Desqueyroux asherville (55) Rhine Ellery from "The Chemical Garden Triology" by Lauren DeStefano Ashley (18) My favorite heroines of fiction is Alice Liddle. Ashley (12) Those who defend their morals and never give up on the idea of love Ashley (20) My favorite heroines of fiction is Tris, in Divergent Ashley 2.0 (13) not sure ashley baus (24) Isolde and Juliette Ashley Brazil (17) Sailor Moon, daisy buchanan, briony tallis. Ashley Mannara (29) Elizabeth Bennett, who saw life as one great opportunity to find real love. Ashley Meller (26) renee from colette, legs from foxfire ashleytheresa (20) Jesse Bannon. Most fictional women do not fit my criterion. Ashwin Murali (21) Jean Gray, Red Riding Hood Asi (21) Jane Eyre, Sophie Z, Little Dorrit, Madame Bovary asmitchel (67) The Amazon women who can best men in combat Asmund (40) Six Shapters of a Man's Life- Theodora, Anna Karenina-Tolstoj, Nastasja Filipowna Barashkova- Dostoevsky, Sonjeshka-Dostoevsky, Ada....passionate, intelligent, more than just their gender ASN (25) Ms Marvel Assman (19) Honestly, I love the Bennet sisters and Katniss Everdeen. You can laugh, it's okay. Astra (19) Honest, loving, beautiful in their own way, independent and intelligent women Astri (36) Rose Hathaway, Princess Leia Astrid Any woman who is a good person, kind, and compassionate. Asuka Suzuki (13) Gretchen Athar (25) i dont have one Athena (17) same as the Heros of fiction, alone and equal, not part of the heirarchy attitude (49) Nana Atuona (38) Strong women that aren't afraid of accepting help Aubrey Files (25) Kathniss Everdeen and Wonder Woman Aubrey Tate (21) The rational ones who can take care of themselves Audrey (17) Chirriro from Spirited Away. Audrey Bittencourt (24) Lisabet Salander. Audrey Mahone (29) celles qui se battent pour les droits des femmes augustine (70) Elizabeth Bennet Auntie Em (35) Take your definition of pure and choke on it. Hermoine Granger, Annabeth Chase, Katniss Everdeen. Women who were strong to get things done. None of this Bella-worthy definition of femininity. Auntie Em (27) Paladin or knight who has great capabilities, wisdom but always show their mercy and live in a peaceful life. Aurora (32) Wonder Woman and Xena. Aurora cat woman Austin (19) Katniss Everdeen Austin Hobbs (16) Ellen Ripely, Kaylee Frye, Thorn Harvestar, etc. Austin Kimmell (16) the women who are broken but beautiful autumn (17) Hermione Granger Autumn Rey Autumn Boze (18) Those who are not afraid to defy society's standards for them, like Hermione Granger in Harry Potter. AutumnRose (17) Denzel Washington, Superman Ava (7) I think this is the same question? Ava (7) capitu and julia avecamour Lisey From Lisey's Story Awalker The one with a memorable personality. Axel (18) I have no idea. But I'm obsessed with Ester Greenwood and Wendy Darling Aya Those of strong women who refuse to inherit the world as other people know it. ayda (25) Those who don't give a damn about what others think Aye (22) Those who don't give a damn about what others think Aye (22) Pippi Longstockings ayem (57) Elizabeth Bennet and Amy Dorrit. Women who are strong and not afraid to be who they are aym (30) Those who are more than women without ceasing to be womanly; everything that is tender, poetic, pure and in every way beautiful a young boy (91) ordinary, intelligent, brave, and beautiful, so as to influence & change others. ayumi (20) None B (45) Jane Eyre, Arya Stark, Matilda, anyone strong B (31) the complex ones B (21) The edible woman Bababookie Those who display a rightous spirit and find their worth and strength. Babette (42) catwoman Babs mermaids, faries Baby (32) Elizabeth Bennet Bad Wolff anne shirley baggal21 (28) Jane Eyre, Marla Singer Bailey (19) Wonder Woman Balaji Harish Iyer (20) Princess Lea Bald Sky (38) Cat woman, or Meg from the disney version of hercules Bambi (17) Elizabeth Bennett barbara (50) The passionate women who are ambitious, refuse to settle for feminine wiles; although, I use mine. Barbarita (21) The governess in Sound of Music Barbielebrun Charley the beach chair (54) Barbie mermaid Barbielebrun Garry the ghost crab (54) I have no favorites Baron Von Nazzenpoppel (46) Sarah Connor, Clarice Starling Barry Wextall (20) someone who is capable and intelligent in front of any trouble basbas (22) unknown Batgirl (23) Sandra Bullock Baylee Those who act without regard to gender bc (22) Those who act without regard to gender bc (22) my male friends, they're like brothers to me BCQ (30) Those that find themselves in tough relationships and can still laugh about it, like, say, Bridget Jones. BD muses Bdme (23) Those who possess extraordinary strength and bravery and know how to solve problems Bea (18) Laura Ingalls Bear (49) brienne of tarth bearoid (30) Olive from Little Miss Sunshine, Harpo from The Color Purple Beatlhoven (47) Momo, ATLA's Katara, Mulan beatricegasti (30) Dorothea Casaubon, Elizabeth Bennet Beatrice Moore (30) Cat Woman Beatriz (13) I don't read Beau (28) Superwoman, Wonderwoman, Princess Leia Beavis Christ (30) Those who realize to be a badass, you don't have to be masculine. Becca (16) Hermione Granger Becca (17) Tess Becca (21) Holly Golightly Becca (19) Rue, district 4 Becca (20) Luna Lovegood Becca (21) Women who I can identify with. BeckBeck (26) those who are beautiful, strong and intelligent. fierce but not lacking a tender kindness. becks (24) tracy beaker becky (13) Katniss Everdeen Becky C Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Jayne Eyre. Bee those whose stories are not tainted by men bee (16) none, they are fiction beezer (64) Tuesday Next from the Jasper Fforde novels and Molly from Neuromancer. beezersneezer (46) Gretel Beka (33) mata hari belita (39) Those who are more than women without ceasing to be womanly; everything that is tender, poetic, pure and in every way beautiful bella (16) wonderwoman Bella (17) Wonder woman Belle (26) Wonder Woman Belu (19) Next. Ben (23) Those who combat the stereotypical blonde bombshell, but instead intellectual and character driven females Ben (17) I don't understand. Ben Elizabeth Bennet? Benedict (38) I don't read fiction. Benjamin (29) Noriko, Marie, Otoku, Sandra Benjamin Thomas Galadriel, Hermione Granger, Sweetheart Benjamin Urrutia (61) Any female space traveller. Benjo (23) None that I can recall Ben Johns (21) Same answer, again. BennyB don't have one Ben Taylor Anna Karenina Berlin (25) The women who have loved passionately, lived dazzlingly, and reciprocated faithfulness when it is necessary Bernard Hartley (18) a character that can make it through tough times. The Anti-Ophelia Beth (20) Jodi Piccoult, JK Rowling Beth (25) Antigone and Demeter Bethany (23) Women who made themselves equal to men Bethany The characters in Little Women. Bethany Surreira (35) The people who go out of the way to save someone they love Beth Ellis (15) Any one who teaches us what life is truly about. Beti (24) Princess Leah and Wonder Woman Betty Usabiaga (37) Someone who like the Monkey King Beu Mihac (15) The ecstatic mystic poets from all walks of life Bhakti Brophy (41) Those who stand up for equality amongst ALL people, regardless of sex, age, religion (or lack thereof), ethnicity,, etc. Bhakti Brophy (45) Women of immense willpower and ever caring at the same time. Bhargava (25) women of conviction that know how to share and deal with it bhl Lucy Honeychurch from A Room with a View and Sudha from Gunahon Ka Devta by Dharmveer Bharti Bhole Porcia in the mercant of Venice. A sexist could have said she had a "male brain". In fact she had Shakespeare's brain. Bianca (18) the one that breaks the habbit and do remarcable things impossible to phisic world bibi have none biggb (46) Evey Hammond big guy (16) Lucy Pevensie from Narnia books, Anne of Green Gables Bijan (27) Any woman who breaks stereotypes and yet retains her feminity Bill (50) NIGELA LAWSON BILLY (38) Matilda, Shahrazad Billy (16) Those of grace, beauty, sophistication, sensuality, compassion and tenderness BillyBobABC123zzz mother theresa billy boy watson (3) The slave girl in the second 'Wizard of Earthsea' books Billy the Son of the Kid (21) Mary Poppins Biochicklet MOST OF AUDREY HEPBURNS CHARACTERS IN MOVIES BIPS (46) My favorite heroines in fiction is catwoman biscotte (13) any woman who doesn't star in some action flick bismuth Jane Austen characters BJ (56) none in particular blabla (37) Independent woman Blackie (20) Blanche DuBois Blademan (60) Obatala? I feel so sexist, I can't come up with anything better. Blaine (21) The ones who help heroes find solutions Blair C. (29) Those who defy convention to make themselves happy, and have true self worth Blake (24) Those who show no shame towards their femininity blake (16) the blonde actress from Stargate Blake (29) Tank Girl Blanca (48) some writers and some scientist Blanca Parra (66) Someone who produces good morals in life and teaches good life lessons. Blank Tae I don't really know if I have one. blip52 (27) Lexie Anderson, Hermione Granger, Annabeth Chase, and many...many...more. BlondShamrock (16) Those who have bravery and strength to rival that of their male counterparts Blood (15) Can she outthink and outfight me? I like her. Blue (16) Women of strength who don't come of a s masculine to achieve strength. Blueagle (47) Thorn Harvestar Bluebird (27) Ahh... Blue Harkness (16) Laura Wingfield BlueOrchid (39) Hard lovers and soft talkers Bluto (29) jane eyre, elisabeth bennet bmo Any who can entertain me long enough to make me forget she's a woman. Bob (22) Um. Actually, having a hard time... bob (38) None Bob (32) . bob Those who fight for women's rights. Boba (22) anne of green gables bobblins Karen Murphy, Jane Bobby (22) Athena, Atalanta, Artemis Bobby (40) those who go above and beyond of what they think they are possible Bobby (21) Katniss Everdeen bobby I don't read much bobby (33) scarlette ohara, SHE has gumption to pull herself up by her bootstraps Bobby Eugene constancy prevails Bobia (25) Ones that kick ass. boku_wa_kami (25) women in comedy bomb (30) those who stay true to themselves Bonnie (15) Those who stand up to evil and oppression bookloverva (58) Anita Blake boomalexboom Ripley from Aliens Booper (52) The ones who seem close to my 'ideals' Boris (16) Black Magica. Borrie (33) the queen bov (19) Emma Bovary, Elizabeth Bennett Brad (17) Lady Chatterley Brad Connors strong women who can still be feminine brad w (35) Strong, idealist, driven, hard. Brady (31) Joan of Arc. bram-is-e-janet-brecht-is-de-max Many heroines of Shidney Sheldon, Bramma (23) I don't know enough to answer this question. Brandon Carter (32) Explicitly: Albertine (In Search of Lost Time), Madame Bovary (Flaubert's novel of the same name), Brienne of Tarth, Arya Stark, Hermione Granger Brandon Nobles (31) Women with morals Breanna (18) Black Widow, Princess Leia Bree (23) Beatrix Kiddo aka The Bride Bree Ogden Joe. Now, where did I hide that book. Bren (47) Women have no place save the bedroom Brenda Everett (39) Cinderilla Brendalee (59) Women in fiction are more often than not solely to entertain the mind Brendan (24) smart women brent (33) Arya Stark, Scout Finch, Lisbeth Salander Brent Findley (19) The cow that jumped over the moon, Audhumbla Brett Ferguson (42) Hester Pryne, Morticia Addams Bri (28) Girls with hard exteriors but soft interiors. Brian (22) Tough, worldly people who still (sometimes against their will) remain compassionate. Brian (37) Again I don't think I have any. Brian (24) Women who are strong enough to take care of their men, but soft enough to be taken care of Brian (50) Xena, Samus Aran Brian A. Henegar (26) Nancy Drew, because she was always there to help. BriannaBabyFYS13 I have to favorites or least favorites BriannaFYS13 (18) i haven't found them brian S (58) A woman of genius leading an ordinary life Brien Moffett A woman of genius leading an ordinary life Brien Moffett Strong female heroines in drama and action movies. I also like Wonder Woman. Bri Toro Astrid Magnussen from White Oleander, Athena from The Witch of Portobello, Offred from The Handmaid's Tale, Eva Luna from Eva Luna, and Elizabeth Bennet from Pride & Prejudice Britta Bandit (30) My favorite fictional women are the ones who don't care what they weigh. Brittany (25) Wonder Woman Brittany Crow (28) Strong yet soft women. Brittney Miller (20) Strong women brns the red tent ladies the good earth women broad (45) Joan of Arc - fighting for what she believed in Brock Schwarzkopf (29) Scarlett O'Hara, Holly Golightly, Clarice Starling, Madeline, Lady Chatterley Bron Blackwell (37) Those who are persons first, women second. Brooke (53) Strong smart women Brooke Women who are able to fight alongside male counterparts Brooke Any woman who is accurate, and fleshed out. Addie Bunsen comes to mind. Bruce Bennett (20) Those who are independent and courageous yet beautiful, graceful, and intelligent Brutus (20) Anyone better than super man Bryan (24) Rona and Cassie in Janice Galloway's 'Foreign Parts' BryanAngel (41) See my last response Bryan Etem (27) Princess Leia, Catwoman, Edna from The Awakening Bryan R. (21) Women who don't need anyone, but chooses to rely on others. Bryn (23) Anna Karenina and Marcia Brady Brynlea (17) Strong, loving women. Brynn (39) The Wife of Bath Brynn (18) Scout Finch Brynn See previous comment. Brynn Woods -Protagonist (21) Cheetarah from the thundercats Bubbles (52) Pandora bubby (43) Elizabeth Bennet and Alice Bubu (37) Liz Salander Buck Richardson (34) none buckyballs (35) Beatrix Kiddo (Kill Bill 1 & 2) Buddy (34) elizabeth bennett, agnes grey bug Those who are more than women without ceasing to be womanly; everything that is tender, poetic, pure and in every way beautiful Bugsy Margaret Schlegel, Dolly Talbo, Tracy Whitney, Madeline White, Evelyn Salt. Bulldozer (50) elizabeth bennet, holly golightly bunny Marmee in 'Little Women' Burella (61) Anna Karenina, Cosette Burke (47) Um... Hermione Granger? Burnable_Material_Here (18) JAYNE AUSTEN BUTTERFLY (41) who are honest yet caring. butunn (19) Fraulein Burstner Byriver Bloke (24) Lizzie Bennett, nancy drew, mary tyler moore BZ Sally Bowles & Lucy Pevensie C cordelia c (21) those who are beautiful in every way C (14) Holly Golightly C (20) Those that perform the real work C (35) Those who seek good in human kind Cabrales (18) those who survive betrayal cacharel (37) Those not grouped into a common trope or personality trait. Cade (15) Alice, Alice in Wonderland, Scout, To Kill a Mockingbird Caidy (54) Franny Glass, Esther Greenwood, that witchy girl with green eyes from 'This Side of Paradise' Cailey The beautiful ones not only physically but in personality too Caio (18) Hermione Granger, Janeway. Caitlin (21) Fred, and Cpt. Janeway cakes (41) Those misfits who quietly, but proudly maintain who they are when faced with pressure from the mob. Cal (20) Superheroes Caleb (17) The ones who are strong, beautiful, and fierce. Calla (16) Lara Croft, I became an archaeologist because of her Callie Owens (27) All of the best heroines are real people: Anne Frank, Hedy Lamarr, Maya Angelou Calvin (31) Superwoman Cam (23) Eponine Cameron Harvey (26) The archetypes of strength in adversity... as seen in real life examples (as above)... Camille (52) Scout from To Kill a Mocking Bird Cammi (32) The ones who are bold and unquestionably themselves. Candice (23) Those who set out with lofty goals, and manage in the most part, to achieve them. Women of power. Candy Black women Cannon (33) Elizabeth, Jo Carebeark5 (25) Laura Ingalls Wilder Carissa - Casey The ones who prevail carlajwms (49) Maleficent, Curella De Ville and Nurse Ratched Carla Tate (19) Can't think of one Carlie (24) Elizabeth Bennett, Martha Sinnott of "A Charmed Life" Carlisle Virgin-whores. Carlo (26) Strong, mysterious, dark and beautiful ones Carlos A. (24) ladies who clean Carlos Cisne (45) the Princesses Carlota (16) Those who are both incredibly strong and incredibly weak; Ophelia of Hamlet, Esther of the Bell Jar Carly (19) Those who are strong without that being portrayed as a novelty Carly C (27) strong women without ego Carol (60) goddesses carolina (23) Those who are fearless. Caroline (38) Jane Eyre Caroline (25) Lottie WIlkins in Enchanted April- all of those characters, actually. Caroline (33) I don't read much Caroline Davis (19) Those who are strong and badass with a heart of gold, a will to do good, and the desire to overcome any obstacles, God help them! Caroline M. (41) Elizabeth Bennett Carol Lacoss (62) Those who are terrible and beautiful, Dulle Grets. Carolyn (18) Shakespeare's Juliet, a woman who gave her life up twice to be with the man she loves Carolyn (39) Elizabeth Bennett Carolyn (45) Claire Frasier Carrie Elizabeth Bennett, Emma Woodhouse, Jane Eyre Carrie (44) same as heroes cartike dwada Cartman (99) Anne Shirley Cas (25) Scout from To Kill a Mockingbird Casey (36) Grendel's mother in "Beowulf." Cassadra (8) Wonderwoman; she has a bangin' body Cassandra Watkins (21) Scarlett O'Hara (love to hate her), Anne Shirley, Hermione Granger, Beatrice Cassi Girls that don't take shit and stand up for themselves (Katniss Everdeen) Cassidy I don't know. Cast (17) Jo March Cat (36) Strong, willstrong women with a sense of sensitivity. Cat (24) Mulan Cat (26) Those who break the stereotypes of a homemaker and have adventures on their own Cat Xena, Athena, Pocahontas cat (20) nobody Catalina (44) Alguna vez lo fue Emma Bovary, por su capacidad de escapar, también Penélope, por su capacidad de esperar. Cada libro puede traerme una heroína o un héroe, sólo basta un instante de identificación. Catalina Jiménez Correa (27) the tough women who can stand their ground Cate (23) I have none Cate (33) Little girls who overcome their fears Catelline (26) Those that can carry the world on their shoulders and still wear a smile on their face Catherine lol can I say Hermione Granger? Catherine (33) Women who manage to save the world, and yet still have a feminine side. Catherine Jean Any strong leader Catherine Mitchell None Cathlow Harmon (50) Wonder Woman and mighty Isis Catlin Benjamin Any female that embraces her self without apology, despite any obstacle or hatred c.a.torres (39) the maiden, mother and crone Cat Podd (37) Celie from the movie The Color Purple Catrice (37) The innocents, the smart and the funny Catrina (15) Who ever fight for women's freedom and racial descrimination Cattie Chong (26) Batman Cavit Anıl Buram (28) People who live authentically CC (18) Women that know their place but still fight for what is right CC (22) starbuck ccc (27) the ones who save the day ccchnl I don't really have heroes, but I prefer the sensitive, the passionate, the brave cdl (35) Cleopatra Cee Cee (17) My oldest sent me The Hunger Games. I like her having Katniss. Celeste (32) Maybe. Celia (15) Ella of Frell Celline Marge (18) those who don't try to be somebody they aren't but instead fight to defend something they really are. cenire (25) Beatrix Kiddo,Mulan,Daria cerisetea (34) Trinity Cestmoi Alex and Abi C face. (22) The ones that change everything without being obvious cfm (37) None Cfreedman (38) Katie Bell ch I don't have a heroines fiction Chacha (13) The mom from Four Brothers Chancelor C.J. King (19) Hermione Granger, Cosima (Orphan Black), Xena and Gabrielle Chandra Alexander (24) I'm not sure Channy (19) While we have no actual historical records, we do at times create stories for fun; any woman who chooses to protect and uphold great ideals, pure, and beautiful in every sense. Chanter (18) If I must describe a favorable ideal of a woman in my mind's eye, preferably someone who doesn't bow down to pretty words or try to put up a front. A beauty within chaos. Chanter (24) Those who stand up above men Chari (21) None Charleigh Don't have any Charlene (17) Black Widow Charlene (18) Mme Sabatier, Jeanne Duval... Charles 01 ( 7) Cassandra Charles Au Lavoie E.B. Browning Charles Davis (60) Juliet, Elsa from Casablanca, Dorothy Gale from wizard of Oz, Athena Charles L Davis Jr (51) We do not read books. Charlie has explained them and we have seen television. You are speaking of imaginary humans. Charlie Fry (36) tess darbyfield charlotte (29) Roald Dahl's Matilda Charlotte (18) I'm often not partial to heroines of fiction, as I feel they are never as developed as the male characters. There never seems to be a balance between an inherent feminine nature and the brute strength of their masculinity. Charlotte H. (23) The free-thinkers and fighters, Moll Flanders, Anna Karenina, Anais Nin, Emma Bovary Charly Mariaan (49) Queens Charmaine (25) I like women without fear of non-conformity like Stargirl in a book by Jerry Spinelli Chary Silva (22) Storm Chauncey Character (29) those who doesn't abide by the laws of cliche' without losing their feminine side chay (40) Scarlet O'Hara, Return to Eden's Tara Cheche (40) Those full of love cheeky (26) Elizabeth Bennet Cheemargh (36) wonder woman chele warrior women chelle (47) The ones with the least to say. Chelsea (23) Claire (Outlander), Amelie Chelsea (28) Ah, Lady Jane Grey. Alison Weir's version, anyway. Chelsea Smith (24) Elizabeth Bennet, Padme Amidala, Belle, Lara Croft Chelsea Whiting (26) Pippy Longstocking Chelsy Women of courage. Cheri D. Jo in Little Women, Portia in Merchant of Venice Cherie (40) Anita Blake Cherish Robinson (21) The women that can balance it all - that lead by example; but still have the darkness Cherlyn (40) Those who are brave and daring but also undeniably 3-dimensional and human. cherry (16) Mysterious, hypnotic and adventurous-who like to be naughty Cherub (30) Brigid O'Shaughnessy Cheryl Names escape me now Cheryl Barnette (59) Miss Marple, Alice (in Wonderland), Elizabeth/Anna (Bioshok), Mulan. Cheshire (22) miss marple, all characters who defy social norms nonchalantly, without being conscious about it even chetana Toni Morrison Chi Jane Eyre chi-chi those who create an ideal that no human being has ever attained but to which we should aspire Chickpea (31) Those who are more than women without ceasing to womanly Chief (57) The Wife of Bath ChiefJ42 (44) Hermoine Granger. never let others opinions of smart women stop you from being one chiklitz76 (39) My favorite heroines are ones that are tough but gentle and still have a sense of humor. Child (8) Jane Eyre. Hermione Granger. Lisbeth Salander. Chili (17) Amazons, Athena, Artemis Chinita (34) Scarlett 'O' Hara chinnu (20) Meera Bhai Chinnu (38) Women used their intelligence to defeat their enemies and resolve their conflicts Chip Griphix (35) Pick any mahou shoujo character Chiu Jing Hua (17) joan of ark chloe (21) I hate all the sappy heroines of my time, although Cleopatra had some characteristics that I liked Chloe (17) Ripley from Aliens Chonda stong female characters who are unyealding to the oppressive and difficult Choraven (32) The one's who care not to censor their actions to remain feminine, but only do what they need to do. Chris (16) Elizabeth Bennet Chris Same as my answer for heroes. Chris (19) Hester Prynne, Hermoine, Scarlet Ohara Chris The strong, the determined - those who carve their own path Chris (13) Those that find the strength to carry on Chris elizabeth bennett Chris (52) I don't know chris (24) Ramona Quimby Chris Glass (39) Laura from Brief Encounter Chris S. no one Christa (27) Catwoman Christabelle (29) Juliette (as played by Olivia Hussey), Aschenbrödel (as played by Libuše Šafránková) Christian (44) Tomb Raider, Jessica Atreides Christian Boyanov (24) not sure Christian Soldier (33) Chris reads, I don't Christina (26) Same as those in real life Christina Caceres (26) Elphaba. Christina Kronberg (23) Regina Giddons in The Little Foxes, Christina Tounzen I like the female characters who are supposed to be the ugly best friend because they usually have more personality than the female leads, and they're rarely actually ugly. Christina X. (37) belle, from "Beauty and the Beast" christine (18) Dilsey, Scarlett Johannsen's character in Lost in Translation Christobel (17) There is no more aching figure than Caddie Compson or Lady Ashley. Christobel in College (18) Those who seem to have more dominion over their life than their creator. Christopher (24) Women are the underpinning of every great literary man. Christopher Blaum (37) None Christopher Boone Those who forego womanly tendencies while still remaining womanly Christopher James Stagg (16) Women who transcend space and time and thus, become so much more womanly Christopher M. (31) The ones who are flawed, so I can see their humanity. Christopher Mitchell (17) Wonder Woman Christopher Ross (23) Bone from bastard out of carolina Christopher Sloce (26) Joan of Ark, or her parts which are fictional christy (44) Alcestis, Clytemnestra, Diana the Huntress Christy Turner (50) Alcestis, Clytemnestra, Diana the Huntress Christy Turner (50) - Chuck (43) cat woman Chuck (44) Women who are adventurous, clever, humorous and interesting Chunky Lover My mom and grandma are the only ones Ciara (24) Too many to count. Ciara (22) Feminine, motherly characters Cickany (51) Just don't know, man. Ciera (16) Ghost Busters Cilie (50) I'm thinking of Jane Austen's female leading ladies: smart women who refuse to be duped by men with ulterior motives. Men in general aren't bad, but there are always the bad apples. Cindy Contemporary female characters who have heightened senses (and pixie dust). Alice Hoffman and Amy Tan have drawn some of my favorites. cindy (50) The woman that stands by her man Cindy (24) Not much of a reader as of late... Cindy (22) Any strong minded character. Cindy (50) Jo March, Stephanie Plum CindyLu (58) Anne Shirley, Sookie Stackhouse, Elphaba Thropp, Scherazadie Cissa Fireheart (32) Those warm maternal figures. Ciucan (18) Lisbeth Salander cizz not sure CJ (18) queen margaret CJN (21) The ones who don't have a romance with another character at any point during the story line. Claire Again with the fiction. I like Lucille Ball--she makes me laugh. Claire (32) Atypical women; women who break all boundaries and teach us more about the real ways of women. Claire Bartholomew (16) Samantha Stevens (Bewitched) Claire Cullen (49) Women who are filled with justified rage. ClaireW (65) Wonder Woman Clancy Amelie from the sme title film. She was an eternal romantic. Clara (20) Cinderella Clara Those who try not to be too much of a woman but act feminine. Rebellious but tender, ambitious but graceful. Clarence (17) Idgie Threadgoode, Esther, Janie Crawford Clarissa (18) Catherine Earnshaw (Wuthering Heights) Clarisse Johnson (24) Elizabeth Bennet Clark Kent Those who are strong while still being feminine Clark Langridge (32) Alice Pleasance Liddel Clau they try to overcome any circunstances Claudia (36) Those who know how to fight for love Claudia (21) Clay Douglass: Madonna Clay Douglass (34) harry potter characters clazza mgee wendy and sailor moon Clelia Beatriz Valdez (22) It's Violetta Castillo in Violetta clemfolk49 (13) Ones who can save themselves as well as others Cleo (∞) The hunger game girl Cleo (17) Warrior women. clockwork (34) nancy drew cm (57) Ripley, Goddesses, Coastside007 (42) Is there any? I can't recall exactly but she must be someone who's tough and see the world in a different way cobweb (24) The beautiful, vulnerable and undertstated CockneyKnight (48) Complex characters who contradict themselves and change over the course of a novel, unswayed by outer circumstance or opinion Coco (31) Holly Golightly Coco (19) All of the ones who have overcome adversity. CocoPuff2016 (44) Those who are strong yet equally tender when need be codered (18) females who push to make a difference Cody (25) The shrewd and clever ones who outsmart their obstacles and never let chauvanistic practices in society stop them from what they want. Cody Gould (17) Tess of the D'urbervilles Col (41) Wonder Woman Cole (37) The strong minded yet very beautiful in mind and soul Colin (39) Lady Brett Ashley, Beatrice, Franny, Patty Berglund. Colin (22) Those that do not feel any tension between family and work Colorful (28) Lassie was always there for Timmy like the way I am there for my dad. Colton (27) the conniving peasant who fights for his beliefs, the gender matters not comnomnomor (15) Claire Randall Fraser of Outlander, for the reasons Proust explains in his answer Connie unique women who survive life's trials Connie (24) Anne Frank Connor Lucy Pevensie. Connor Those who can inspire change in the real world Connor (16) Katniss, Scout Connor Taylor (19) didn't have any Conny (71) Magdelene conor (34) nadja from andre breton's novel constanceeee (19) Wonder Woman, Black widow Constantin (32) Strong women who figured out how to balance it all and still remain present Consuela Those who overcome adversity Cookie Strong, independent, intelligent women cookie (51) Wonder Woman, The Bionic Woman, Might Isis, Princess Leia CookieFantastic (46) wonder woman Cooper (16) The three witches in The Ladies Of Grace Adieu Cora (26) I agree Cora (39) Andy Griffith, Aunt Bea, Olivia Walton, Esther Walton Cora Henley (15) Women who are powerful strong and independant Core (25) Sadly they are usually reacting to men's action so it is complicated, I prefer them in their autobiographies, so it is half fiction Corentine (25) None that I can think of. Corey none corinne Those who fight for love Cory (22) I don't know Courtney Loughlin (Courtney Loughlin) elizabeth bennett cpaters1 (26) The women who don't fit, who challenge the idea of "woman" cr Women of cunning that can defeat any odds. Craig (35) N/A Craig (8) I like to leave that to my own imagination. ;-) Craig Suga Biles (22) Eve assuming she really didn't live Crimson (60) uff I don't have any cris Those who put others before themselves Cris Superman Cris Juana de arco Crisfe (31) Not sure. Crishna Murray (42) superwoman Crishna Murray (43) Dont have one :) hellen of troy type Cristi A woman who are intelligent and confident and has no need to rely on a man. Crystal (17) This is a redundant question! Crystal (32) All of the ladies in Brenda Jackson's books. Crystal (34) Women who get what they are looking for out of life and men. Crystal (35) Beatrice Kiddo csheehan (17) Those who roll with the punches and have a sense of humor CStoney (47) those who are truthfully and kind cuchi (40) All the strong women who are capable of self-sacrifice and tender moments cucu (26) Fausta from Les Pardaillan cvelez (64) Those who have been abused in any way and have overcome their past to be transformed healthy and healed in their adulthood cweekly Those who are wise and calm, helping people secretly and genuinely, humble, caring, but can lead when necessary. Cyan Imsomething (28) one who is outspoken d0701 (29) Is this a trick question? Dad (42) woman who can handle anything thrown their way Daesia Garcia (16) Lizzie Benett, Jo March, Claudine and Scout Finch Daffy Sue Esposito (60) Feminine yet strong women Daisy (27) strong females Daisy (17) strong, brilliant women willing to stand up to the establishment Daisy The women who complete the largest tasks, despite a previously miniscule role. Dakota Swaveman (18) Buffy the Vampire Slayer! dA member: sonicbutterfly (17) Athena - Wonder Woman - Bionic Woman (I loved the kitcsh 70's) Damien TC (36) Penolope of the Odyssey comes to mind Dan (29) Princess Leia, Dan Nikki Heat Dan (39) Margret Thatcher Dan (51) Elizabeth Bennet Danae (17) None D Anderson (42) Power Girl Danger (16) "Miss Celie" (The Color Purple). Dani (31) Mina Harker Dani (19) Elphaba Thropp, a woman ho was demonized simply for doing what she felt was right, and Glinda Upland, who found out that happiness is not in the things that you wish for and come true, but the things that you never expected Daniel (16) Rebel Wilson Daniel Below The artsy woman Danieldidit (24) The women of Set it Off Daniella (27) Kitty Norville from Carrie Vaughn's Series Kitty and the Midnight Hour Daniella (28) Elizabeth Bennet from Pride and Prejudice and Rosalind from As You Like It. Danielle (15) Hecate. Freja. Artemis. Hine Nui Te Po. Danielle (35) not sure DanielleKeith (19) Sylvia Plath in the Bell Jar. Daniel Molina (20) Ones that watch movies. Daniel Phelps (23) I haven't read enough of fiction with women in the lead roles, though perhaps Katniss in her better moments Daniel Stephens (Character Sketch) (22) romeo and juliet, gatsby daniiii (18) Esmeralda, from Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Daniil (22) Foxy Brown played by Pam Grier Danine (48) Same answer to the previous fiction answer...don't read. No where to keep the books. DaniStory (29) I cannot think of any Danny (25) Pure Danyael (16) Jane Maple Daph (45) Women who fight for the betterment of everyone, who are strong, and who never give up. Darbio (16) those are feminine but can still kick butt Darcy (20) Haven't read anything in awhile Darcy Margaret mead. Margaret Lawrence. Margaret Atwood Darcy (54) strength of character and beauty without working at it. dareman (64) princess diana dario (21) Those who are strong and capable Darlene (29) Any woman who fought against the tyranny of a system, a country or a man...and won! Darnell Margaret Atwood's ladies. DashEloise (32) Elizabeth Bennett, Scarlett O’Hara, Jane Eyre Dave Cresswell (46) none DaveG (39) Professor McGonagle from Harry Poter Dave Whitaker (40) Hermione Granger Davey (18) Carmela Soprano, Lilith DaveyD (24) Someone is ethereal while still being confident and intellegent. Emboding grace, beauty and intellegence. I can't think of a spefic example. David (19) Nancy Drew. David (10) those who do more then the average person David (18) determined David (63) Women possessed of an unceasing intellect David (24) Those who David I do not favour fiction David (51) some revolutionary cuban woman from 1957 david baiguera (35) Jo March, Little Women David Dean (35) Wonder Woman David Del Aguila Osollo My very own Francine Black. I've grown to become quite fond of her David E.J.A Bennett (29) Alice in Wonderland David King (23) Magda Lilliane Kardoss von Gamsfeld David Sergio Cisneros Ardura (46) Katniss Everdeen and Tris Prior. David Thomas (60) Those whose sexuality is an expression of natural unboundness, rather than a mask. Women whose expression of love is of the purest you can imagine. David Timme (19) Those who are more than women without ceasing to be womanly; everything that is tender, poetic, pure and in every way beautiful David Wommack (19) Those who go against what society wants them to be, without forsaking themselves. Davie (16) Witches and Cleopatra Davi Silva (21) daemaries targaryean dawn (40) Strong independent women. Dawn Robinette (51) Strong women who are fearless Dawson Sarah Jessica Parker character on Sex and the city. I just love her. She gives me strength and a good laugh. Daxion Mr. Dax Johnson (29) those who have more than beauty to recommend themselves and are always full of spirit Daya (22) april ludgate Daydreamer (18) Those who show amazing strength of character, yet maintain femininity Daydreamer (63) Those who show amazing strength of character, yet maintain femininity Daydreamer (63) Women who have the courage to love dbrown (24) Esther Greenwood dcsnowbunny (25) Holy Golightly Dd (43) Couldn't think of one. DD (16) Women who defy culture's need to masculinize them into understood roles of power, yet are still soaring, incredible characters. Women as women, and as people, and not caricatures. DDG9000 (25) Scarlette O`Hara Dea (40) See above. Sorry. D. E. Alvis (58) The American girl (Cat in the Rain), Amelie, Toph, Chihiro Dean (17) Bridget Jones DeAndre Beck (20) Supergirl and Hermione Deanie Janie Crawford DeAnna Alexander (35) Wonder woman, Mattie Silver, Catherine Earnshaw Deanna Sanders (44) I dunno. Princesses, I guess. Deathwalker Elizabeth Bennet and most of Shakespearean muses and characters Deb (37) A woman that can be gentle and strong Debbie (45) Anna K. Debby Creech-West (43) Women who are witty, strong, and determined Deborah Faciane (21) Jane Eyre Deborah S. Wilson (56) Debbie Dare (Sandra Bland), Easy Rawlins, Jane Eyre Deborah Wilson Joan of Arc Declan Cohen (35) People who tell a story that is so amazing that it could be true. De-De (36) She-Ra, Wonder Woman, Inanna, Dee (24) Jane Eyre Dee (19) Women bend easier than men, but again this is an idiotic question. Defeat and Doubt (antagonist) Those who overcome adversity without becoming bitter DefMelon Cat woman is my favorite heroine because she went from a shy regular everyday woman to a confident, sassy, with cat-like fighting skills Deisyelena (17) Ingrid Bergman, Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet Deja Vu (20) a women who respects herself Delaney Heroism is subjective Delia Nidhogg Elizabeth Bennett Delia Webster (80) - delice_ok (21) Pocahontas Della Cassia Topouzian (Della Cassia Topouzian) hawk girl dendoo (23) Those who let themselves be complete Denine (24) none Denise 1 Katniss Everdeen, Lisbeth Salander, Eowyn of Rohan Dennis (61) Wonder Woman, Evelyn Salt, Foxy Brown, Tank Girl Dennis Theodore (37) Penelope, the wife of Odysseus. denny (23) The girls of Narnia. Denny Anne Elliot, Lucy Honeychurch, Connie Escobar Densio (25) Jesus Derek (20) The Bride from Kill Bill Derek Ambrose (22) none derp (22) ultimate compassion desert dweller Wonderwoman Detective. Jones Anna karenina devanand That girl from "Kill Bill?" - I'm a pretty big Quentin Tarrantino fan I guess... Devon (18) The adventurist, the independant, the romantic. Devon Lisenby (20) the tender, beautiful, clever woman Dev Tucker (17) gaia Devu (22) Celie, Dez Don't have one. Dezirae (17) Anyone who is resilient DH (39) those that stepped outside their assigned role diana (52) Those who are everything a man wants to be Diana (20) I don't know...maybe any fictional women who proves to be...a woman Diana (15) Real and gritty women Diana Again there are no heroines. Diana Ditto - Those who are more than women without ceasing to be womanly; everything that is tender, poetic, pure and in every way beautiful Diana Thomas - English Thursday 6pm (38) Alice in Wonderland for going on an adventure DianeD (50) I don't read that many books about girls. Diane Stanfield (79) Motoko Kusanagi Diarre Ibrahim (22) none Dick Esposito Juliet dida (14) Here misogyny is revealed. Diego Miguel Danura Puyó (30) Queen Esther Dietgingerale Violet Baudelaire, Leslie Knope Dilip C Louis (32) Catwoman Dilynne (28) Those that realise that in weakness, true strength hides and that you do need another's approval or assistance to be complete. Dimitar Atanasov (25) the superwomen dimitris (25) Susan Trinder and Maud Lily Dindin (20) Black Widow Dino (18) whether real or ficion - the woman who opens herself for interpretation enveloping and closing the gap between the two Dioji Penelope, Aphrodite, and Christine Daie. Diona (19) The ones that are tender, but become ferocious while protecting their loved ones. dionysis_dt (24) Any women who stood up to overwhelming odds and suceeded Dirk Radman (35) Same answer, stupid. Dirty Jean (86) Promethea Dixon Wragg Cinderella. DizzyblondeChic (55) none Dj Becky Sharp. (Whom I doubt would have tolerated me); Lily Rowan dlew919 (40) See above dmca (38) nobody Doc55 (55) those who manage to be happy and keep everyone else happy around them. Dolna (39) Maria Nefeli of Elytis, Medea of Eurypides Dolores Nabokov (26) ddddddd Dom They that are harmonious, filled with the loving oneness of nature and humbly display their purity and power with works and charm. Dominic (17) Ashley Brett, Elinor Dashwood, Esther Greenwood Dominick (23) Women who are never content with their lot in life. Dominick Miller (19) Women willing to destroy the world Dominick Miller (20) Jocasta, Edna Pontellier, Audrey Hepburn characters. Dominick Miller (21) Drupadi, Yashoda and Radharani...but they are not fiction. Who can understand that? Dominique Elphaba from "Wicked," Beatrice Prior, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Mary from "American Mary" (film) Dona (35) Miss Marple DonAli (33) Those who are faithful and hardworking donkeys4eva (20) beautiful, loving women Donna Falksen (69) Beatrice Doob Doggo (21) women who have strength, courage and dignity doodledoo12345 The Amazons. Dori (23) Strong female characters that acknowledge and embrace their flaws while pursuing growth Doris (19) women, pfft Doryan (30) Marie Curie, Angela Merker Dothzilla (33) I told you, I don't read fiction. Doubting Divorcee Those who step beyond their traditional roles and show that they truely ARE equal to men. Doug (30) Agatha Christie's Miss Marple. Doug Lambert (65) Not many. Clytemnestra comes to mind. Douglis (44) The unstable, hollow women. Duras, Rhys, Koffman....the tortured novelists. Douni Bathsheba Everdene (Far From the Madding Crowd): Dorothea Brooke (Middlemarch):the grandmother from Gorky's autobography downtime (63) Vietnamese tale of Mỵ Châu Dracontomelum (30) also, those who live their life to the fullest, regardless of what anyone else thinks Dragana (22) I like Tamora Pierce's heroines, especially Aly. Dragontongue (22) A woman that fights for the women´s rights Dre (35) Those who are strong yet do not betray their nature entirely; and those whose thoughts are works of poetry and beauty Dre (17) Strong black women who speak truth to power Dreamboat Annie strong DreamBrother (27) Eve, because she saw through the lies Dreda (23) those who help Drew (16) Marla singer drift Crones, I would say. A crone with some power can perform marvelous, world changing acts but still know he place. Dr. Isaac Busafalus (53) none dritjeta (42) quirky outlaws Dr. J (76) Those women who manage to be strong and true to themselves Dr. Lauren Ashe Nurse Ratched, Anna Karenina Dr. Shelby Cruze - protagonist Mick Kelly of The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Dru (24) Lilith, Rahab, and Jezzie. Drucar (45) Veronica (Veronica must die), Katniss Everdeen, the Divergent protagonist dryskel (28) nobody ds (45) Andromeda; the protagonist of 'Cold Comfort Farm'(?),Dido of Carthage. D.S.de.P.Ramos Women who are not nice, obedient or beautiful, but brave and brilliant and sexy DSo (47) Mick Kelly. Duckish Women Ducky Women that support and encourage the men in their lives Dude (49) Any man or women who is courageous and funny duke (18) Lara Croft comes to mind. Duncan Passell (17) catwoman dustxii (22) The ruthless ones.... Dutchess Bonnie Parker; Mallory (Mickey & Mallory) Dutchess HAHA GOOD FEMALE CHARACTERS Dvach (18) Those who challenge what it is to be a woman D.X (22) Delores Hayes, Miranda Dylan (17) Wonder Woman Dylan Adams (25) Nancy Drew DZhelo (46) Women who can overcome the bounds placed upon them by society E modesty blaise e (28) Those who are well-rounded. E (20) I can't choose E (18) Mary Magdalene eagleclaw (35) Cassandra, Dido, etc. E.A. Latham (25) I can't think of any. EAR (19) no one Earth Speck (30) Scout Finch Eau (45) Lizzy Bennett Ed (30) rosalind in as you like it ed Helen of Troy, eddiboy See above. Eddie (48) I can't remember Eddie (12) Mulan (basically all the girls in Disney films) Eden (19) Satoko Ayakura (the Sea of Fertility) - what Proust said Edgar Roberts (15) Mrs. Dalloway Edie (26) Hannah Arendt Edmond Dantes (26) Ophelia. Edouard (41) jocasta Eduardo (19) Independent intelligent woman cap Eduardo Villegas (37) Independent intelligent woman cap Eduardo Villegas (37) those that do not pretend EduGri (53) ordinary girls find success Edward (54) Hermione Granger Edward Payne (44) Dagny Taggart Effie (34) Tender, poetic and pure women or hotties efha (23) anyone played by Audrey Hepburn ehk2 (30) Lisbeth Salander EHM Emma Bovary. Eiichi (16) Those that give their lives for their country the best way they knew how Eilfa (28) None Eithiel (32) kate chopin, "The Awakening" EJ (29) Celie and Shug Avery in The Color Purple, Tambu and Nyasha in Nervous Conditions; women who express the duality of my own nature and a strength I hope I possess E.Jay (21) Anne Shirley ,who taught me intelligence is an intensely attractive trait in a woman. ejb (22) Those that combine strength with femininity El (23) Those who inspire men to strive to lead better lives el3vat0r those strong-willed female characters of fiction and animation elay (21) the strong-willed characters of lierature and gaming elay (23) every strong-willed female character of gaming, literature and animation elay (24) Carmilla, lady Macbeth, lavinia, Emilie in Cinna eldar (25) Hermione Granger Eleanor (14) Jo March, Esther Greenwood, Maggie Tulliver, Hester Prynne Electryo (15) Jo from Little Women, Antje Strubel (she's not fiction but she writes it!) Alice. Elena δεν εχω ελενη (33) Those who have overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles to live their ideals Elena Di Cesare all indepentent superwomen eleni (18) Shakespeare's: Juliet, and Helen of Troy. Eleni Constantinou (20) Hermoine Granger Elexia (19) cat woman Elexis (18) wonder woman Elexis (18) those who know and stand up for her rights eli (16) same as male Elias (22) Amelie Poulain, Tom Robbins's female protagonists. Eliaz McMillan (33) Cinderella eliciabg (23) my favorite heroines is catwoman elicule (13) The one that takes care of people while admitting that she doesn't really like it. because Honesty is truly what a hero needs. Elie (16) buffy summers Elin (47) I don Elisa Any funny or bad ass woman Elisa (28) Varvara Stavrogina Elisabeth (22) Lisa from "Girl, interrupted" (she reminds me of a childhood friend Elisabeth Carver Elizabeth benner Elissa (22) Those who face more than anyone should have to and yet rise above it. Elizabeth Cordelia Naismith, Mercy Thompson, Amelia Peabody, Elizabeth Bennett Elizabeth (25) Nobody, to be honest. No woman in fiction has ever called to my interests as much as real women do. Elizabeth (15) many Elizabeth Those who are willing to fight back against wrong and evil. Elizabeth I never had the chance to indulge in fiction, but if I had, any heroine who clears obstacles and overcomes. Elizabeth Diane Shaffer (0) Jo March from Little Women (willing to do anything for family); Scout Finch from To Kill a Mockingbird (asks the tough questions); Nancy Drew (smart, could solve crimes & maybe my disease); & Charlotte from Charlotte's Web ( teaches strength, compassion) Elizabeth Diane Shaffer (0) People who are lost but don't give up, plus Ell (23) Hermione Granger, Mary Lennox Ella P. (14) Knights Elle (51) george from the enid blyton books. elizabeth bennett. ElleKay Charlotte Ellen (48) Jane Eyre, Tess Ellen Those who seek help and guidance, but live their own journey. Ellen B Smiley (29) Glencora Palliser, Gunter Grass's women in "The Flounder" Ellen Fitzpatrick (61) Lois Lane Ellie (25) From the bible Ellie Women in fiction distress and annoy me, I have not yet found the perfect one. Perhaps there is no such thing. Ellie_Estrella (19) Those who care equally about themselves and everyone else whilst still maintaining intelligence and homour Ellie Wilson (15) Molly Clock from Scrubs. Elliot The audience. elliot (22) artists, philosophers who pushe me to be better but have the compassion to understand Elliott (28) Becky Sharpe, and any who bear resemblance to her. Elliott Hemp (23) My favorite heroines in fiction are Lou and Sisters Elo (11) The three characters in the film "The Hours" elSigno (37) My mother Ely (23) Those women who cease to be womanly; everything that denies tenderness, poetry, purerity and is in no way beautiful Elyse (20) Binary file Em_1425616956.html matches Binary file Em_1425616956.html matches The girl from bridge to terabithia. Em A woman who experiences trauma and perseveres and overcomes her struggle to find peace and happiness. Em Holly Golightly Ema (18) The evil witches that get in the hero's way. I have no interest in the heroines. Ember Winters (16) Desdemona, honest till the send. emdonnelly7 Those who are kind to children. emdonnelly7 Any woman who is brave and fair Eme (18) Nancy Drew Emilee (27) can not think of a specific one. Wait. Marie Antoinette. Emilee Nightshade (19) Helen Magnus, Elizabeth Bennett, Amy Pond Emilie (23) Confident, strong, independent women who don't have to rely on anyone else. Emilina (27) Ellen Ripley emilio (28) Bridget Jones, Samantha Jones, Lolita, and misunderstood, extraordinary women Emillia (16) Usually the kind women. They can be gun-toting, foul-mouthed or sarcastic, but if their main motive is kindness or a desire to protect 'good things', I fall for them. Emily (19) jane eyre. anyone that is pure, innocent, and self made Emily (24) antigone emily (24) My favourite heroines of fiction is Natacha ROMANOFF Emily (13) I like Jane Eyre and Wonder Woman, among others Emily (22) Jo March, Hermione Granger, Scout Finch, Katness Everdeen, Nancy Drew Emily (32) women who aren't defined by being a woman Emilyann (22) Katniss Everdeen because she kicks ass and can take care of herself Emily Carter (37) the ones that go mad. Emily Clark (25) Women who overcome great adversity. Emily Massey Currie (47) I don't read much outside of comics Emily Thomas (23) Elizabeth Bennet Emily Worrell (33) women who push the boundaries of gender assumptions Emma (20) i don't like fictional women. emma (18) the heroic ones Emma (20) Women with strength and courage Emma (50) who knows emma (14) Harriet from Harriet, the Moses of her People Emma (34) not sure emma (20) Katniss Everdeen Emma (25) Erin Brockovich Emma Burns (28) (SHRUGS SHOULDERS) DONNT MUCH TINK 'BOUT IT. EMMA MAY GREEN (14) Lesley Arfin, for making me laugh and cry and cringe and go, "Oh hey, I've done that....shit." Emma McKinney Elizabeth Bennet. At least I think that was her name. They made me read it in school. I think she was a strong lass. Emma Snow (16) Lady MacBeth, Masami Aomame Emma Verbeck Katniss Everdeen, Minerva McGonogall, Jane Eyre Emme (21) Anne Shirley, Emmy Katniss Everdeen, Antigone, Nora from "A Doll's House" Empyrean (17) Madame Bovary, Medea, Antigona encolpio8 (22) Those shaped with the traveling clouds on the sky Endimion none endor Hero was a woman ENEgck (56) A woman not afraid to be a woman Engel (48) Ana Karenina, Ema Bovary Enis Helen Of Troy Eno A. Agolli (15) Feminine, yet strong willed. Enrique (21) Ophelia Eric (15) Alia Atreides Eric (40) Éowyn, Princess Leia, Wonder Woman, Batgirl, Captain Marvel Eric (37) Clarissa Dalloway, Emma Bovary. Eric (19) non really, just flashy i guess i dunno Erica Lady MacBeth, Lolita, Erica (25) dont have any i really dont idolize anyone though i admire the stregth of marilyn monroe cliche bt she was a fighter, and mother theresa Erica` (21) Robin Hood Erica (65) What Proust said Erica Johnson (21) See answer to question on heroes of fiction. Eric C. Wolfe (28) Samus Aran Erich (20) Janie, Mikage Sakurai, Edna Pontellier. Erich (19) Those similar to the main woman in Hercules, whose name currently escapes me Erict7 Brett Ashley, she reminds me of a 'rotten' ex lover of mine. Erik (25) Evey Hammond Erik Isaac (19) Those who are intelligent and pure of heart Erik Price (18) Scarlett O'Hara Erin (27) Anne of Green Gables Erin (53) Elizabeth bennett Erin (30) Those who are smart and quick witted. Renee from Elegance of the Hedgehog/ Erin Mary Magdalene, Amelia Bedilia Erin (46) Alice in Wonderland Erin (31) Zina ers (22) My oldest sent me The Hunger Games. I like her having Katniss. Erskine (35) The ones that are like my favorite heroines in real life. ERZ (1) The ones that sacrifice their generic traits for a greater good Escalus (22) Those that are intelligent and strong and hopeful and gentle and have a good sense of humour. Escapism (19) Antigone, Violet Baudelaire Esmé (18) Romantic figures in the 19th century prose of English writers like Austen, hardy and bronte; of Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky; of lupus coupe runs and Frederik van Eeden Esmee fidelius (54) the famous five ESMERELDA (50) Sophia from the Color Purple Estacia Hernandez (37) those who live life to its fullest. esteban (29) Lady Chatterley, Mrs. Dalloway, Ma Joad Esteban (23) Eve Estee those who can heal the sick and do it witouth request even if every healing takes days or her live estrella blanca as above Et (32) Isis and Storm Et Cetera (22) Independent women who suddenly discover love -- Anna Karenina and Stendhal's female characters in particular Etha (26) mysterious, powerful yet still with a sense of femininity ethan (20) Katniss Everdeen Ethan Mayatt (25) Holo, Mary Poppins, Dorothy. Eureka (16) Storm, and also the chick from heavy metal 2000 Eva (23) Hermione Granger, The Handmaid, Lara Bellaqua Eva (16) Lisbeth Salander Eva gibson's "molly" evan ass hatch (18) Hermione Granger, the smart, loyal, kind ones Evanna (18) The ones who are both clever and weak, strong and faulted, or ambitious and failing. Evan Washington (20) Jane Eyre despite her sometimes holier-than-thou attitude. She had strength. Tatiana Metanova because she had strength Evie (22) Perhapas elektra... evilwonders (28) Hermione, Winry Rockbell, Pinako Rockbell, Cinderella, the Fairy Godmother in the Cinderella musical, Jack's Mother in into the woods, etc, etc. evren (16) Anna Karenina Ezra (20) See above, above. FA Women who take care of responsibility and still find fulfillment FAA I don't have one Facio I don't have one Facio (19) see previous question F. Ahmed (15) Leia Organa Faith (17) none fallen (24) catherine earnshaw, claire underwood fang (30) Those I have fallen in love with, for real Fanourios (40) the pure and honest very beautiful women. farfoura (22) Scheherazade fatgaynig (20) Venus Fatima (19) Those who made a Difference against all odds Fatima (26) I don't have a favorite Fawna (19) Anne of Green Gables, Jane Eyre, Elizabeth Bennett Fay (22) Women who never back down from a challenge Faye (34) Alice from Alice in Wonderland. feanix (20) Robin Hood, Felipe Maia Goddess Athena Fern (25) TIfa Lockheart, brains, braun, and beauty Fernando (31) not sure Fernando (31) Dunno. Ferroever (43) Astronema, Karone. fersfumero (28) Chani of Dune, Galadriel of the LOTR Trilogy, Nanny Ogg of Discworld FeydRautha (46) sookie stakhouse, stars unwrit Feysweetie (43) Those who are more than women without ceasing to be womanly; everything that is tender, poetic, pure and in every way beautiful fhickey (22) Sophie Hatter, Catelyn Stark, Kiki from Miyazaki's Kiki's delivery service, Imperator Furiosa Fidjeridodu (30) The ones you love to hate. Fields (19) those who are not afraid to love Fielirious (34) marge simpson, betty boop filinia (22) Holly Golightly. final fashion (33) The Marches. If only I could remember… Finnegan (17) This one is easier. Lady Marion Finnegan Magondolovich (Long Story...) Psyche... deliverance through submission Finokio (38) Elizabeth Bennett fk2005 (34) Ellen Ripley. FlameHorse (28) Oh, I answered that before... Sorry guys, those ladies rock hard. Flantasy Girl (25) Quite honestly, I believe Elizabeth Bennet, as well as Jo from Little Women have been set as ideal women in my mind flavia (13) the underlying ones who drive society with morals Flo see above under heroes Flora (69) Penelopa. Florin-Alexandru Brănescu (16) Galadriel Flower (39) those who seem juxtaposed without seeming out of place Floyd Women who seem to have lost their sense of gender, regarding it as a prejudice FlyinMonki (27) Honor Harrington ForePlinger Those who can tend to everything without a flaw, but has a fatal weakness that she shields from everyone else ForSavvy Becky sharp Fran (52) Women who are strong enough to get away with being strong Fran (33) see proust's response francesca (49) any underdog Francesca brave women Francis (18) all of those who show determination towards their goals in life. Women are strenght. Francisca Bastos (17) Those who aknowledge to respect their sensibility and after that strive to be courageous Francisco Aguirre (23) Isolda Francisco Javier Gil Vidal (54) I don't like girls. They're stupid Francis Graham (9) Little Dorritt Francis Times (20) Women that are independent and adventurous, loyal almost to a fault Frank (27) strong and defiant women able to hold their own in our tumultuous society Frankie (23) Those who ridicule men with a light touch FrankieSmash (49) River Song (Doctor Who), Trinity (Matrix), Zoe Washburne (Firefly) Franklin Frank Anglin (32) Lyra Belacqua (His Dark Materials Trilogy) Frank Nekrasz (25) ones who do not rely on being a woman to be interesting. fred (16) Jo from Little Women Freda (61) Anais Nin Frieda Isabelle Robson (17) Katniss Everdeen Friedrich Mueller (57) Melanie Hamilton Wilkes, Edda Burber Fritha Grey Any role that Lil Dagover plays. Fritz (12) Lilly Bart, Countess Ellen Olenska, Nata frw N/A fumble (19) meg murray, emma bovary, lily bart, isabel archer furies (27) Katniss Everdeen FYS13Alec (18) Mulan FYS13Amanda (18) All the ones that stand up to oppression. FYS13Andrew Sam from The Perks of Being a Wallflower FYS13Bella The woman who becomes a better ideal through her strife. FYS13Chad the ones who trip up the heros I am not partial to heros FYS13DRJ Those who have flaws that make them come alive by forcing them to face their demons head on. FYS13Michaela (18) Lilo, liesel Meminger FYS13Savannah Henry (18) Hercules FYS13Tyler (19) Wonder woman, Batgirl, Oracle FYS14Darling (18) women who don't answer stupid questions or idiotic insults. FYS14julie Women who are strong, who rise against men but still have the courage to fall in love. FYS14Kelle (20) Wife of Leonidis (Queen of Sparta), Sigourney Weaver in Alien, Kate Winslet as Rose in Titanic FYS14Landon (18) Holly Golightly FYS14Mikaela (19) Hermione, Lilly, Tonks, Molly, Ginny, Fleur, McGonagall, Luna, Hedwig FYS14Payton Superwoman, forreal. FYS14Sam (19) Blair Waldorf in Gossip Girl FYS14Sara Women strong enough to take care of themselves and their families FYS14Taylor Anne of Green Gables FYS14Zachary dont have one FYS breont (19) Women who are portrayed as not the "typical" woman FYSMadz (18) A woman who is nurturing and kind. FYSMegha (18) Women who fight against unjust things. FYSMichael (18) Aphrodite FYSNick elizabeth bennet G g g Dagny Taggart G. (23) the powerpuff girls Gab (19) The ones I can relate to Gabby (13) ¨Those who are more than women without ceasing to be womanly¨ Gabby Griego (18) Beatrice Kiddo Gabe (31) strong independent women Gabi Ittle Dew Gabriel (28) Woman who can do anything Gabriela (18) alice in wonderland Gabriela Coelho Mesquita Teixeira Borges (26) Rougue from the X-Men, Cammy White from Street Fighter. Gabriel Gonzalez (26) Princess Leia Gabriella Fuentes (17) Princesses Gabrielle Hart (20) my favourite heroine in fiction is Tris Prior in Divergente gaga (13) Women who do not lose their identity nor their soul when accomplishing their goals Gail (44) Wonder Woman Gail Flaherty Those refusing to be gender stereotyped while still maintaining their sense of the feminine. Gainer (52) N/A Gaios (19) the same as my heroes. Gait (17) still searching for one. Galareh (23) To be honest I don't read much Gamba Ajani The dwarven princess Persimmon gamorreangirl (43) Myself GarbagePailGrrrl (27) The same as heroes. I do not have them. Garrett (19) Jo in Little Women and Laura in Little House on the Prairie Gary H Poetric Gator Krazy Dave Aila gavalia (46) Cat Woman. GD (47) Scout Finch, Elizabeth Bennet, Antigone and Calypso Gean Whitehead III (20) Professor McGonagoll Gemn Professor McGonagoll Gemn any lisa scottoline heroines Gene (51) Me, myself and I Gene (24) Refer to my answer on "the heroes of fiction". General Obsidian de Veyra I dont read much fiction. Genevie Penelope of The Odyssey. Genevieve (22) Daisy Buchanan, Franny Glass, Abra Bacon, Liesel Meminger Genevieve (15) I love Lux Lisbon. Genevieve (16) Bonnie Bennett, Tris, Alice Cullen Genevieve (17) Scarlett O'Hara, Hester Prinn. Genie (65) brave and feminine women Genie (58) Thelma & Louise GenXer2012 (39) Women of power, knowledge and confidence. Geo (20) Strong female characters who appreciate men but who do not need them. Geo (57) Hitchcock's women George Women of courage. George Mile (35) Sarah Woodruff from 'The French Lieutenant's Woman', Jane Eyre George Owers (21) I have no heroines because none of them seems perfect or ideal in my eyes, but yet I like witches. I wish I were one Georgia (14) Jo from Little Women because she was creative, full of life and took action to help her family Georgia (53) Those who are feminine and sensible but courageous to death when it comes to a noble purpose. That,I think, it's beauty in it's finest. Georgiana Jane Eyre Georgie Jo March, Agent 99, any woman that doesn't get marginalised and lives gg We still have yet to find many of those written. ghazaleh (27) Women, around the world, still struggling. Ghyles (31) Emma Bovary, Anna Karenina, Ghyles (31) Anna Karenina Gia (21) Hermione Granger Gianne (21) Dolores Haze Giannico (40) My answer is the same as the question of heroes of fiction Gideon (30) the ones that break the mold Gill (63) Tess of the D'Urbervilles Gillian Martin (40) Elizabeth Bennet, Cassandra Mortmain, Celine, Al, and Faye Wong's character in Chungking Express Gina (19) A woman who is initially weak but finds inner strength Gina (30) noble women Ginger Thompson (50) Gaia, Athena, and Hera. Gionna (28) Amy Foster Giorgia Tutte coloro che seppero sacrificarsi Giovanni Moro (32) Grindhouse Babes Girl You Too Rude amelie poulain. Giselle (18) Joan of Arc. Gjabrielle A woman that is not afraid to be a true woman Gladys Mae Whitaker Women that are able to be strong without seeing femininity as a weakness Glenn Parker (24) Hester Prynne, Nancy Drew Glen Reeves (37) Kahlan Amnell Gloria (59) Humanly flawed and courageous women Gloria Jesus Gloria Heatley (58) Heroines who don't define themselves by their gender GMcG Precious Ramotswe, Ninny Threadgood, Clarice Starling goblin64 (45) Warriors who disregard femininity for the sake of service Godfrey (19) Venus,Artemisz gofaify (19) Anne of Green Gables- Only book I read in High School GoGo Patty (46) buffy the vampire slayer, katniss everdeen Golden Boy (20) The Virgin Mary, Margaret Thatcher. Gonzalo jane eyre GP (39) Bonnie Abbzug GPB (37) None Grace (30) Alice and Dorothy Grace (12) Those who see other women as equals rather than competition, who are tender but not door mats. Grace (28) Rogue Grace Cooper (20) Currently: Vanessa Ives and the healer Snake gracehoppin (23) Penelope, Holly Golightly, Anna Karenina, Gracie (22) Women who can stand up for themselves; strong and confident Gracie Campbell (23) Katchoo and Francine Graham (20) Women like my mother who care more for the family's happiness than her own Granny (81) The women who manage to survive till the end of a horror film because they're savvy and can kick ass. Grayson Ender (28) I don't know greatlove (32) Beatrice from Kill Bill. Greer (33) I don't know. Greer (9) the Daughters of Zelophehad Greg (24) Dorothy Gayle Greg (17) Marie Curie, countess Marcie's Greg (36) Probably Katniss from the Hunger Games or Trinity from the Matrix Greg (53) Ellen Ripley, Amelie Poulain, Sarah Connor, Eowyn, Julia (Cowboy Bebop) Greg Lytle (26) Like I said, I don't read fiction. Gregory (30) those who remain strong against all odds and overcome sexism and limitations gretel Strong ones Gret Sidl (17) LIKE FICTIONAL HEROES, I DO NOT LOOK AT FICTION FOR HEROINES. THOUGH IF MARTA WERE A CHARACTER IN FICTION, SHE WOULD BE MY FAVORITE. YOU WOULD HAVE LOVED HER. SHE WAS SO PRETTY. AND A MUSIC SAVANT. I MISS HER STILL. GRETTA VAN DEN BOSSCHE - OLBRACHT (86) Anna Karenina. Grey Franny Glass, CJ Cregg, Hirondelle (BBC1's The Fourth Arm), Princess Leia, Ripley in Alien greythorne (38) Scooby-Doo Grimace sarah connor, gruchi (63) ordinary women doing extraordinary things gruffmusic (49) The women from my novel Gtergab (50) The goddesses Guard (45) The ones who know how to use their wiles to their advantage Guenther Same as before. guiller van mistoffellees (17) ??? Gus (18) Lady Macbeth Gustavo (21) Those willing to sacrifice themselves gutsyaardvark (19) Anna Karenina, Claudia Chauchat, Marion Bloom Guy Van Driessche (44) The mythical ones Gwen (18) none Gwen Scarlet O'Hara, Scout Finch Gwyneth P. (44) super woman Hadasa (19) None Hadja (19) Same as the heroes? Dur? Hailey (34) Lea Michele Hailey (15) protagonist in mirada de mujer Hakusha Senbon (24) The women who's lives do not completely revolve around men. Hal (18) The women who are strong and beautiful Haley (19) those who over come obstacles with great faith hamdi (20) cinderella hamideh (26) Elizabeth Bennett, Viola Hamlet (30) Ulyssar Hana (14) Death from The Sandman,Franny Glass HandeG. (13) Women who don't rely on a man Hanna (24) Too many too count, I do seem to favor women with a good strong personality. Hannah (15) katniss everdeen hannah (25) those who overcome radical social views hannah (16) Katniss and Bella Hannah A (18) Antigone, Scout Finch Hannah Chambers (24) The ones who kick ass but still get the guy. (That's why it's fiction, I suppose) Hannah Ross (20) I don't know. Hannah Suttles IDK Hanshaw (14) women of virginia wolf Hari (21) Oh, see above. I seem to take a dislike to heroes and have more fictional heroines. Harold E. Leighton (37) The torn and healed, the pure and unpure, the comedienne in dirty shoes, the woman who has misplaced part of herself in a house or a man or a child, en medias res. Hope after the beautiful things are destroyed. Harold E. Leighton (40) none Harold Oberg Holly Golightly Harriet (23) Strong women who keep contact with their feelings Hassallah (30) Sachs from Jeff Daver novel Hassan (21) None. Haven Everest (7) I don't have one, they are all equally boring. Hayzeus (23) Wednesday Adams Hazelnut (17) Calliope (Middlesex); Lolita HCE (15) Emily Thorne from Revenge Heath women of strength and love, wonder woman HEATHER (37) Any who died in battle Heather Driussi (41) Those who don't lie HeavyFire (16) buffy, mer grey, brenda chenowith heider (27) Lisbeth Salander Heidi Weetzie Bat, Anne of Green Gables, Margaret Heidi R. Crazy Kat Heinar (52) Like Elizabeth Bennet, those who have such characters as to make us truly love them like friends Helen (32) Holden Caulfield Helen (19) Woman who aren't afraid of a challenge Helena (18) Juliet, Dinah from The Red Tent Helen Mattison Wyatt (20) wonder woman! hellgirl (19) Red Widow Helory (22) the bionic helz bells (41) Haven't found one yet Hena Riz (34) Ayn Rand Henry (46) A woman who dares to believe in a world that can't allow it Henry_Z (25) those who follow their heart her (26) Again i've fallen in love with all my characters Herald (71) those who are real but nevertheless reach for the heights of the ideal herbertofwestlake (43) There are so few, really, and mostly very recent and in sci fi and fantasy novels. Hern (39) I really can't say I have one either. Herod (20) beautiful girls Hero Solomon (25) hester prynne Hestia (18) strong Hetal (22) I don't feel the need to choose a heroine, they don't need to be defined in that way, someone can be someone;s heroine without the typical role of being atypical as a woman. H, Han-Jan Scarlett O'Hara HHP (41) People who stand up for what they believe in even if they are part of the minority, but they are respectful HimynameisAlicia (15) Strong, smart, sensitive women. Hira Yousuf (18) Elizabeth Bennett HKas (28) Eleven Hkr (24) all the heroines is the Fall of Atlantus/Mists of Avalon series of books, Elizabeth Bennett H. McMillan (33) No tengo. H.Nakashima (21) Mulan, The Little Mermaid, the dark Phoenix hobbes (26) Vexille and the rest of the strong-willed females of animation~~ hodouk (22) Christa Wolf's Kassandra... I can't think of many convincing female fictional characters, perhaps I need to read more female writers. Hoelder1in (51) Women of genius, employing their talents for some good. Or Susan Sto Helit. hoffsta ophelia, elizabeth bennett holden (27) Wonder Woman, Holley (39) Elizabeth Bennet, Jane Eyre, Holly Golightly. Women who embody and express beauty in countless ways and who make absolutely no apology for who they are. holly (17) Wonder Woman, Tina Fey, and Lorelei Gilmore Holly Avery (32) Don't have any Holly Pajka (28) Those who show that woman can exist, in her full potential without man or child but could choose to take on either. There is a Grace from within usually so that they are not crude nor selfish Honora (40) Hehe..umh..carrie in homeland Hooks Those who are strong, yet romantic, beautiful and have a good family life Hopefloats (24) don't know any Horace pluck (54) Alaska Young heroes and heroines shouldn't be separate Houston (19) catwoman howard (34) I do not have any favorites for fiction. howard (34) Scarlett O' Hara for having the courage to do what is necessary, dagny for being true to herself and unflinching in her beliefs, jane eyre for refusing to comprimise Hrudaya (24) The protagonist in A Handmaid's Tale huck finn (48) All the women who stand strong in the face of trouble and does the opposite of what society expects a womam to do and react Huda (19) helen of troy huggybear (29) Satirical sharp witty women, who maintain their sense of themselves and their intelligence in the face of societies expectations. Hulot Redux Persephone, or Proserpine, from the poem Humbugger Omlet (20) The ones remembered for being true to themselves, refusing to sell out to the world Hunter (23) the whores.... Hurricane Katrina (25) wonder woman Hwee (45) Black widow Hwiseon Lee (24) I live in the real world. Fiction is scary Hyldami again anyone in a Tamora Pierce novel Hyosun (25) Tauriel from "The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug",Those who are more than women without ceasing to be womanly Hypnos The Blade (46) Katharine Clifton, 'The English Patient' and all the women of Downton Abby HYS (47) Lily B from "To The Lighthouse",Sarah Burton from "South Riding" by Holtby, Mrs Dalloway by Woolf I (22) People who are woman, act life men but are still in every way feminine and lovely. I Bo, Alicia Florrick, Kalinda. I Marguerite St. Just (Lady Blakeney) Ian (23) Tempernce Brennan Ian (44) Ninian, Lady of the lake ianplanet (47) Okay, definitely Wonder Woman here. What can I say, I have a thing for Amazons. Ian Siente juliet I Beg (54) The clever ones who play the rest like it's a game. That doesn't come off well in real life. Iblis Anak (22) the kid sleuth Ichabod Jane Eyre Icis The ones that i like in real life i dont know that i know (17) Scarlett Ohara, Christina, Sayard Ignats (70) The criteria is the same for heroines as it is for heroes Igor (29) The ones with common sense, cunning, strength (in character or body), and wisdom. Ika (24) The Jane Austen's women. ile105 (23) Jane Eyre, Diane Lockhart. ile105 (27) None. Ilija (17) Are there any? Illinibeatle (44) Scarlett O'Hara IM (82) Kay Scarpetta, Carrie Matheson Imajones I like the characters to be strong and being able to prove that they are not just women. Imee Any woman written as a heroine is comical to me I.M. (Imam Mahdi) (5) Same as it was with a male character Incognitus (23) Woman with strong personallity Indrė (17) willing to sacrifice, or like a sad and innocent teenage girl going to abort her baby. inez (21) Tinkerbel: she flies wherever she wants to and waves het magic wand! Sleeping beauty: she had a lot of fun! Inkie (60) A women with a mix of genius, beauty and a little bit of mystery interestedparty margarita, erica jong, sophie i.p. Ann of Green Gables, Pippy Longstockings Ireland Rose (12) Women who had a blaze of glory and could still settle for peace Irene (17) Those to break their stereotypes, be they damsels or hardened worriors Irene (26) Those who are mysterious and beautiful Irina (16) a woman who can be better than man Iris (18) Rogue Iris (22) Black Widow Iris Ramsey (32) elizabeth bennet isa (29) The Holy Virgin and Madonna and Dulcinea... Isaac (16) nancy drew Isaac (29) Lady Macbeth. She had the right idea. Isaac Anna Karenina and Hermione Granger Isaac Natasha Romanov, Death of Gaiman's Sandman Isabela (18) Strong women, not afraid to be independent and yet still womanly. Isabella Fairchild-Heart (Protagonist) (26) Nastasya Filipovna, Nadja Isabelle (26) Those who sacrifice everything for love Isadora Duncan (32) Those of the wild romances! Isas Any that kick ass and take names. Isla (21) Sylvia Plath in Bell Jar Ismael Santos (20) Sibyl Vane and Irene Adler. Isolde (17) Those who stand up for equality amongst ALL people, regardless of sex, age, religion, ethnicity,, etc. Ita (23) Elisabeth Benneth. Iva The unassuming. Iva Pasztor (20) Those who are just natural in being themselves and are kind hearted to help others without asking for anything in return. Ivy (10) Another me who lead peace ivy (25) The ones who use intelect to solve their problems Ivy (17) Storm Ivy Morgan (34) Alanna the Lioness, Galadriel, Elena Garanca Izzy (24) Offred from The Handmaid's Tale, Liesel Meminger Izzy (17) The woman like Elizabeth Bennett who isn't afraid to say no even if they aren't told to say yes. Izzy (30) None Izzy waterhouse (16) None Izzy waterhouse (16) Woman out of Time, j2a18m (43) miss suck-a-lot jabbar (23) graceful, strong women Jacie Lin Paula Jack (14) rosaline beatrice cassandra jack (30) Mary Breydon from that Louis L'amour novel. I really like the old west. Jack (33) Nausicaa Jack (17) Ripley Jack (18) Strong, but gentle. Jack Goodman (18) Dido Twite, CJ Cregg, Nora Charles Jackie Those who are strong, opinionated, and enthusiastic Jackie (24) Wonder Woman, Elle Woods, Jackie Superwoman Jackie Bordeaux (31) Wonder woman, Batgirl Jackie Cavalcante (40) Elizabeth Gilbert Jackie Vega (27) ellen ripley Jackson (32) Those who are the foils, or consciences of jerks. Jackson8471 (23) Sappo, Madame Bovary, Hester Prynne, Jackson Fisher (47) Galadriel Jack Viper (29) Strong, feminine women who aren't afraid to get alittle messy Jaclyn (22) The women who didn't care about making a difference. JaclynM (19) Often the mom of protagonists Jacob (16) none Jacob Fluttershy. Jacque (24) Medusa, Circe, The Furies. Jacqueline (34) I've answered this question. Jacqueline Garrett (38) Sankinta -- Danced so beautifully that God would look down from heaven just to watch her. Jade (17) Cat Woman Jade-a-boo (17) Jane Eyre, Katniss Everdeen Jade Green (30) daisy buchanan from the great gatsby, nora from a doll's house, edna pontellier and maggie the cat from cat on a hot tin roof Jadelynn (24) Matilda. Jae (18) I don't have any Jafari (33) Juliet, daughter to Capulet Jaime (18) Bridgette Jaime (28) action and adventure Jake A woman in a mans world Jake (17) Antigone Jake (21) I will need to agree with Marcel Proust; "Those who are more than women without ceasing to be womanly; everything that is tender, poetic, pure and in every way beautiful" Jakelina Hernandez (22) Storm (X-Men). J.A. Lawrence Oedipa Maas James (30) those who contrast james Strong, and tough James (19) Any woman that is true to herself without allowing a man to control her James (25) Jennifer Lawrence James Those that are equal to their male counterparts James Morgana James - Dana (15) ... James Foley (23) None James Green (29) I take grievance with your use of the word fiction here. James H (27) The reluctant participant whose potential for strength is realized. James La Salandra (31) Erin Brokovich. Oh wait, she's a real person. I don't have time for reading fiction anymore. James Oliver North (39) Proust said it best: those who are more than women without ceasing to be womanly jameson_welsh (22) Nora Charles and Cynthia Randall James Wake (50) Molly Bloom, Brett Ashley, Beatrice James William Reath (21) Again, no time for the fiction Jamie (25) Hermione Granger, Luna Lovegood, Minerva McGonagall, Narcissa Malfoy, Molly Weasley, Sylvanas, Hime from Princess Resurrection, Christine from “the Autumn Castle”, Ella from “Ella Enchanted”, Sara Crewe from “A Little Princess”. Jamie (22) None Jamie (32) None Jamie Katniss Everdeen Jamie Lynn Pearson (25) (included in "favorite heroes," above) Jan Any who are morally strong and realistic, with out being hard. Jan (55) Sheherazad Jana (22) Sheherazad Jana (22) batgirl . Janae (17) if they do abnormal things Janane (13) jane eyre jane (41) jane eyre, elizabeth bennet jane (20) Cassandra, Queen Mab Jane (23) the ones that behave as though their womanliness is incidental—because it is—and have no qualms about using every advantage they possess jane fakename (25) Hermione Granger