Sense and Sensibility: Elinor Dashwood [ISTJ]

Functional Order: Si-Te-Fi-Ne Perceiving Functional Axis: Introverted Sensing (Si) / Extroverted Intuition (Ne) Elinor has a great awareness of how the world works, and how to accomplish things within it (she reminds Margaret that girls cannot inherit, that their brother does in fact own the house, that they must rely on good marriages to make … Continue reading Sense and Sensibility: Elinor Dashwood [ISTJ]

Sense and Sensibility: Colonel Brandon [ISTJ]

Functional Order: Si-Te-Fi-Ne Perceiving Functional Axis: Introverted Sensing (Si) / Extroverted Intuition (Ne) Colonel Brandon has pined for his lost first love for many years, and the similarities between her and Marianne strike him at once – their innocence, their idealism, their love for life. She transports him back to the life that evaded him, … Continue reading Sense and Sensibility: Colonel Brandon [ISTJ]

Murder on the Orient Express: Hercule Poirot [INFJ]

Functional Order: Ni-Fe-Ti-Se Perceiving Functional Axis: Introverted Intuition (Ni) / Extroverted Sensing (Se) Poirot astounds the police and others by being able to intuit whodunit by what is not present in a crime scene, as much as what is right in front of him. He has an almost instant ability to size up people’s personalities … Continue reading Murder on the Orient Express: Hercule Poirot [INFJ]

The African Queen: Rose Sayer [ENTJ]

Functional Order: Te-Ni-Se-Fi Judging Functional Axis: Extroverted Thinking (Te) / Introverted Feeling (Fi) Rose is much more pragmatic than her brother; when hearing about the German invasion, she suggests they leave immediately. Despite being overwrought with his death, when Charlie arrives, she agrees to his prompt burial to avoid the body stinking up in the … Continue reading The African Queen: Rose Sayer [ENTJ]

Father Goose: Catherine Freneau [ESFJ]

Functional Order: Fe-Si-Ne-Ti Judging Functional Axis: Extroverted Feeling (Fe) / Introverted Thinking (Ti) Catherine wastes no time in passing judgment on Walter for how he treats a bunch of strangers; she finds him rude, unkempt, foul-mouthed, and altogether a “drunken beast.” On their first meeting, she successfully guilt-trips him (“if there’s no room, I’ll just … Continue reading Father Goose: Catherine Freneau [ESFJ]

Discworld Books: Granny Weatherwax [ISTJ]

Functional Order: Si-Te-Fi-Ne Perceiving Functional Axis: Introverted Sensing (Si) / Extroverted Intuition (Ne) Granny Weatherwax has no time or interest in “newfangled things.” She tolerates Magrat’s various “notions” about “how witches are supposed to act” with skepticism and general disinterest. She prefers to do things the way she has always done them, and to handle … Continue reading Discworld Books: Granny Weatherwax [ISTJ]

The Dark Knight Trilogy: Rachel Dawes [ESFJ]

Functional Order: Fe-Si-Ne-Ti Judging Functional Axis: Extroverted Feeling (Fe) / Introverted Thinking (Ti) Rachel is more than forthcoming in her feelings about everything from her job to Bruce’s behavior; she tells him it’s not who you are inside that matters, but “what you do.” When she discovers his true identity, she tells him she cannot … Continue reading The Dark Knight Trilogy: Rachel Dawes [ESFJ]

The Dark Knight Trilogy: Alfred Pennyworth [ISFJ]

Functional Order: Si-Fe-Ti-Ne Perceiving Functional Axis: Introverted Sensing (Si) / Extroverted Intuition (Ne) Alfred is a valuable commodity to Bruce, since he pays attention to the smallest details, including ordering pieces for the Bat Suit en masse from the Chinese to cover up their tracks (larger orders are less suspicious than one or two smaller … Continue reading The Dark Knight Trilogy: Alfred Pennyworth [ISFJ]