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Classic Novels As Told By YOUR COMMENTS

By ElodieFebruary 10, 2017
Making sense of classic literature for school is like trying to decode the Rosetta Stone while the room is on fire, and also you have an exam in twenty minutes. But that's why you're here perusing SparkNotes in the first place—because it condenses the old timey verbiage o More  →
Classic Novels As Told By YOUR COMMENTS

Blogging Hamlet: Part 7

By ElodieFebruary 9, 2017
YES. AT LAST. THINGS ARE REALLY KICKING OFF NOW. Look, I swear I’m normal and everything—it’s just that we’ve gone roughly 150 pages without anyone getting murdered, and I feel like it’s about time someone fixed that. Apparently Hamlet feels this way about it, too. More  →
Blogging <em>Hamlet</em>: Part 7

The 10 Best Dad Jokes in Shakespeare

By ElodieFebruary 9, 2017
A dad joke is any joke that’s so terrible it elicits groans and ruins lives. It need not originate from a dad, per se, but the common cultural understanding is that most of them do. You’ll find them in wedding speeches, rogue Facebook comments, and conversations in line More  →
The 10 Best Dad Jokes in Shakespeare

Shakespeare Quotes That Describe What College Is Like

By ElodieFebruary 8, 2017
William Shakespeare was pulled out of grammar school at age fourteen and thus never actually went to university, so he didn’t know about things like frat parties and eating pizza rolls for every meal. Luckily for you guys, I did do the college thing once,... More  →
Shakespeare Quotes That Describe What College Is Like

What Our Fave Fictional Characters Keep in Their Bags

By Cindy MangominiFebruary 7, 2017
If you were to look inside the bag that all of the Sparkitors share (it's this one, in case you were wondering), you'd probs find the following:-The replica of Sirius Black's wand that we bought chose us at Ollivander's -At least 9 lip balms, all of which are missing the ca More  →
What Our Fave Fictional Characters Keep in Their Bags

The Great Gatsby As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieFebruary 6, 2017
The Great Gatsby has it all—romance, jazz, general disillusionment with the American Dream. What it doesn’t have is texting, and I think that’s a real shame. (I just feel like Tom Buchanan would’ve been an emoji man, and I hate that we'll never know for sure.) The pr More  →
<em>The Great Gatsby</em> As Told in a Series of Texts

Snapchats from Every Literary Movement

By ElodieFebruary 3, 2017
Forget space travel, the Internet, or Beyonce’s twins—in the grand scheme of things, Snapchat will surely be mankind’s great enduring legacy. It’s short, sweet, and to the point, which is why it’s perfect for sending selfies, videos, and humorous one-liners about l More  →
Snapchats from Every Literary Movement

If Our Favorite Harry Potter Characters Had YouTube Channels

By Lila SelleFebruary 3, 2017
In a perfect world, Hogwarts would have wi-fi, Fred Weasley would be my Facebook-official boyfriend, and Sleekeazy's Hair Potion would have long ago transformed the unholy catastrophe on top of my head into a flawless coif capable of melting the heart of every tank-topp More  →
If Our Favorite <em>Harry Potter</em> Characters Had YouTube Channels

Blogging Hamlet: Part 6

By ElodieFebruary 2, 2017
Well, guys, it’s finally happening. To judge whether Claudius is truly guilty, Hamlet is going to put on a play about murder and then gauge his uncle’s reaction. It’s the most poorly conceived plan in a Shakespeare work since Juliet’s temporary death nap, but to... More  →
Blogging <em>Hamlet</em>: Part 6

The Logic of Albus Dumbledore

By ElodieFebruary 1, 2017
History will remember Albus Dumbledore as a benevolent genius, but we will always remember him as the guy who let a kid take part in a death tournament he didn’t sign up for just because a magical goblet said he had to. When it came to making decisions, Dumbledore simply h More  →
The Logic of Albus Dumbledore