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Literary Love Triangles, Ranked from Best to Worst

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When done right, a love triangle is a richly told, sometimes tragic tale of star-crossed passion. When done wrong, it’s just a bunch of angst and longing looks cobbled together to sell T-shirts that could very well TEAR OUR SOCIETY APART. (Team Edward vs. Team Jacob, for example, nearly sent our world plummeting into a thousand years of darkness, but we’ll get to that.)

Basically, love triangles happen. Sometimes they’re good, sometimes they’re bad, and sometimes they’re whatever was happening in Mockingjay. (We’ll get to that, too.) Today we’ll be ranking literature’s most famous love triangles from best to worst, starting with…

Topics: Books
Tags: twilight, romance, wuthering heights, books we love, the great gatsby, the hunger games, mockingjay, love triangles, greek mythology, literary tropes, what's the worst love triangle? there is definitely a right answer, cyrano

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