We asked the BuzzFeed Community who the first literary character they fell in love with was. Here's the list of fictional heartbreakers.
1. Gilbert Blythe from Anne of Green Gables.
2. Draco Malfoy from the Harry Potter series.
3. Elizabeth Bennet from Pride and Prejudice.
4. Ponyboy Curtis from The Outsiders.
5. Peter Pan from Peter and Wendy.
6. Sirius Black from the Harry Potter series.
7. Atticus Finch from To Kill a Mockingbird.
8. Mr. Rochester from Jane Eyre.
9. Violet Baudelaire from A Series of Unfortunate Events.
10. Theodore "Laurie" Lawrence from Little Women.
11. Edmond Dantes from The Count of Monte Christo.
12. Peeta Mellark from The Hunger Games series.
13. Joe Hardy from The Hardy Boys series.
14. Eragon from the The Inheritance Cycle series.
15. Jay Gatsby from The Great Gatsby.
16. Pip from Great Expectations.
17. Dorian Gray from The Picture of Dorian Gray.
18. Edward Cullen from the Twilight series.
19. Jesse de Silva from The Mediator series.
20. Rhett Butler from Gone With the Wind.
21. Katy Carr from What Katy Did.
Katy from What Katy Did, What Katy Did at School, and What Katy Did Next by Susan Coolidge. I can't remember how many times I read my mom's copies of those books growing up.