5 Fictional Characters You Want To Speak At Graduation

Too bad these folks aren’t real—they’d have something memorable to say on graduation day.

1. Miranda Priestly From The Devil Wears Prada


The fierce and stylish antagonist from The Devil Wears Prada runs a big-deal magazine and inspires fear throughout the fashion industry. She is accomplished, but not at missing words. It would be a memorable speech.

2. Henry DeTamble from The Time Traveler’s Wife

The drug-using time traveler copes with a rare genetic condition that has him hopping through the years of his life. He survives, for awhile, by exercising his own moral code. Maybe you’d get a sense of your own future by listening to the guy who already knows his.

3. Enzo from The Art of Racing in the Rain

Sure, he’s a dog. But he’s a wise one. We’ll leave the mechanics of a speaking dog to somebody else.

4. Atticus Finch from To Kill a Mockingbird


This Southern lawyer could speak about social justice, not taking the easy way out, doing the right thing, and being a single parent.

5. Oscar de Leon from The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Even when under the gun, this overweight Dominican nerd still believes that anybody can aspire to a meaningful life.

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