Kaufman and Libby found that experience-taking can lead to real changes in the lives of readers. What the researchers can’t say yet is whether those changes are brief or long-lasting."
I identify with Kate Daniels, Katniss, and other strong characters. But is it that they are having an effect on me, or that I am just drawn to certain characters in fiction? The research does seem to point to how characters can influence a person.
So who are some of your favorite characters? What do you think of the idea that the characters you are "experience taking" with are influencing you? What is you identify with Dexter? Share, share, share please.