Today’s Book Blogger Hop question is: If you could take the place of any fictional character, who would it be and why?
This is a rather intriguing question…I assume this would be for a brief visit, and I assume I’m still me but occupying the role of a fictional character, with the other characters not seeing anything strange. So! With those parameters in mind…
The first one to come to mind is Dr. Watson. I don’t think I could be Sherlock Holmes, and besides, I’d want to meet Holmes, so it would be better to have Watson’s role. As long as medical knowledge wasn’t called for to help solve the case, I think I could be a decent Watson–even though I’m more squeamish than he is!
I definitely couldn’t be Anne of Green Gables, but it would be nice to try being her friend Diana Barry for a bit. Or it might actually be more fun to be Ilse, friend of Emily of New Moon. I like Emily a lot, and Ilse can get away with wild statements and flights of passion that, while not really me, might be fun for a change!
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