Literal Literary Characters

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“We all know truth is stranger than fiction, and some things (and people) are just too good to have been made up. We’ve already shown you quirky cartoon characters based on real people, and though we imagine there are many more life-to-literature adaptations than life-to-cartoon, we’ve decided to continue the trend and pick some of our favorite famous literary characters inspired by real-life people.”

The Atlantic compiles “10 Famous Literary Characters and Their Real-Life Inspirations.”


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