Ramsey is reading The Scarlet Letter and blogging about it. His past posts are here, and the SparkNotes lit guide is here.Chapter 15 – Hester and Pearl
Instead of jumping ahead seven years into the future, this chapter picks up immediately where... More →
Today's letter: Variations on a theme!
So my friends and I have a problem. Towards the end of last year, a girl moved to our school and one of my best friends was chosen by the admissions office to show her around. We didn't... More →
Chapter Twenty-Four: VoteBetter Title: Some Junk Happens and Edward Says Things. Bella Says Things Too.
Would you like to know a secret? Edward and Bella are in love! Shocking, right? Who would have thought that these two would ever…Wait a moment. That's not secret at all!... More →
School's a full-time job, packed with stress and anxiety and worrying about your future. The last thing anybody needs is to spend a chunk of the day in the company of a teacher who was clearly never intended to interact with human beings.
Sometimes these teachers... More →
In this super amazing post, Sparkler goodnight_kiwi starts with some odd lyrics you're probably familiar with, but quickly delves to the depths of her record collection for weird lyrics from a few artists you may not know. —SparkNotes Editors
Sometimes you hear those lyrics... More →
Sparklers, reading your responses to our posts on nerd culture is giving us a warm feeling in the part of our brains that obsesses over nested fractals and waiting in line for the midnight showing of Harry Potter 7, so keep... More →
Auntie SparkNotes is back from vacation! The mail piled up in my absence, so I’ll be tackling your problems daily for the rest of the week. Let’s see how many questions I get through before I pass out from the jet lag!
First up: A letter-writer... More →
Sparkler bond_chick001 is annoyed. REALLY annoyed. —SparkNotes Editors
I’m learning from experience that not all people are nice or easy to be around. In fact, some have habits that just totally get on my last nerve. Here's a partial list of things that... More →