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Blogging 1984: Part 1

By Janet ManleyJune 1, 2016
I first "read" 1984 in maybe grade eight, and the main memories are of my English teacher writing "BIG BROTHER" and "NEWSPEAK"... More  →
Blogging 1984: Part 1

Boss B*tch Book Club: Handmaid's Tale, Week One

By Emma W.April 15, 2016
I love this book so much. Thank you for giving me a reason to read it for the 5th time. Just have... More  →
Boss B*tch Book Club: Handmaid's Tale, Week One

CALLING ALL SPARKLERS: What's the Absolute WORST Book You Were Required to Read for School?

By ElodieMarch 3, 2016
Somewhere around 100% of you have had to read for school, and that’s kind of a mixed bag. For every spectacular, life-changing... More  →
CALLING ALL SPARKLERS: What's the Absolute WORST Book You Were Required to Read for School?

Here's What Would Happen If Voldemort Had Been the Villain In Classic Lit Novels

By ElodieJanuary 5, 2016
Remember Voldemort? That guy who got his butt kicked by a baby and was ultimately killed by his own deflected curse? Yeah.... More  →
Here's What Would Happen If Voldemort Had Been the Villain In Classic Lit Novels

What Your Favorite Dystopia Says About You

By Elaine AtwellDecember 4, 2015
From evil regimes to fantastical video games, our generation loves a good dystopia. Either because modern life is so good or so... More  →
What Your Favorite Dystopia Says About You

Famous Literature Told in Emojis

By Emma W.November 5, 2015
Are you a visual learner? Is the ornate, antiquated language of a Victorian novel or a Shakespeare play bogging you down? Is... More  →
Famous Literature Told in Emojis

If Classic Novels Took Place Today

By Andrew TavinSeptember 23, 2015
If not a paragraph went by in As I Lay Dying when you didn't wish the Bundrens had access to a high speed... More  →
If Classic Novels Took Place Today

Why Does Friar Lawrence Have a Date Rape Drug?: Puzzling Questions About the Classics

By ContributorApril 15, 2010
FadingRose has some interesting questions about the classics. Personally, we've always wondered why Hester didn't just tell everyone what a... More  →
Why Does Friar Lawrence Have a Date Rape Drug?: Puzzling Questions About the Classics