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Honest Names for All the Books You'll Have to Read in Your English Class

By ElodieMay 21, 2018
Very rarely does a novel’s title give you any indication of what you’re getting yourself into. For instance, Beowulf sounds like it’s... More  →
Honest Names for All the Books You'll Have to Read in Your English Class

Auntie SparkNotes: I Feel Like the Third Wheel

By kat_rosenfieldMay 18, 2018
Hi Auntie, I’m in a bit of a sticky situation. I have two very close friends, let’s call them Anna and Raina. Anna... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Feel Like the Third Wheel

How to Flirt, According to Shakespeare

By ElodieMay 18, 2018
If you’re anything like me, your idea of "flirting" involves both parties making eye contact for far too long and then simultaneously... More  →
How to Flirt, According to Shakespeare

The Hogwarts Houses Summed Up in Graphs and Charts

By ElodieMay 17, 2018
Nothing says more about you than your Hogwarts house—not your Zodiac sign, not your Myers-Briggs personality type, not whether you peel your... More  →
The Hogwarts Houses Summed Up in Graphs and Charts

Every Author on Your English Syllabus, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieMay 17, 2018
I’m just going to say it: in the past, there were too many people writing books. Now it’s the twenty-first century and... More  →
Every Author on Your English Syllabus, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend's Dad Died and I Said the Wrong Thing

By kat_rosenfieldMay 16, 2018
Dear Auntie, I have a friend who we'll call "Andrew." Andrew and I have been best friends since 6th grade. He's been with... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend's Dad Died and I Said the Wrong Thing

QUIZ: Is This a Holden Caulfield Quote, or Something a Guy Actually Said to Me on a First Date?

By ElodieMay 16, 2018
I've done some online dating in my time, which means I've been on dates with guys who were just one red hunting... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a Holden Caulfield Quote, or Something a Guy Actually Said to Me on a First Date?

Harry Potter Posters That Just Get You

By Madeline GobboMay 16, 2018
For as long as there have been Hogwarts houses, the Marauders, and the Order,* people have found a society of like-minded people... More  →
Harry Potter Posters That Just <em>Get</em> You

Hamlet As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieMay 16, 2018
Hamlet is a complex tragedy about revenge and the human condition, which means it's PERFECT for taking the original source material and summing it up... More  →
Hamlet As Told in a Series of Texts