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

By ElodieJanuary 27, 2017
Look, I don’t need to know why you’re here. I don’t need to know what misfortune has befallen you, what dark and... More  →
Every Book on Your English Syllabus, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

Literary Dystopias, Ranked by How Likely You'd Be to Survive Them

By ElodieJanuary 20, 2017
As long as literature has existed, people have been writing books about what would happen if our world was pretty much the... More  →
Literary Dystopias, Ranked by How Likely You'd Be to Survive Them

11 Characters Who Never Asked to Be Part of This Narrative

By Maura Barry-GarlandNovember 7, 2016
It’s tough being a fictional character. You have to DO things, constantly, and you don't even get a say in the way your... More  →
11 Characters Who Never Asked to Be Part of This Narrative

Blogging 1984: XI, Come Inside Room 101 (Part 3, Chapters 3, 4 & 5)

By Janet ManleyOctober 28, 2016
Previously in Blogging 1984, Winston learned the ways of the Ministry of Love, by which I mean he got whupped... More  →
Blogging 1984: XI, Come Inside Room 101 (Part 3, Chapters 3, 4 & 5)

The 7 Most WTF Moments in Classic Literature

By ElodieOctober 27, 2016
"Being really old and vaguely important" is pretty much the defining trait of all classic literature. This combined with the fact that... More  →
The 7 Most WTF Moments in Classic Literature

What Type of Woman Would You Be in 1984?

By Janet ManleyOctober 25, 2016
In an Orwellian future, it's "[Big Br]ovaries before Ovaries," so let's find out what kind of woman you would likely be... More  →
What Type of Woman Would You Be in <i>1984</i>?

Blogging 1984: X (Part 3, Chapters 1 & 2)

By Janet ManleyOctober 21, 2016
Previously in Blogging 1984, Julia and Winston were busted by the Thought Police and a Very Important Motif met its... More  →
Blogging 1984: X (Part 3, Chapters 1 & 2)

Blogging 1984: IX (Part 2, Chapter 10, OH NO)

By Janet ManleyOctober 7, 2016
Previously in Blogging 1984, Winston and Julia dove into Goldstein's manifesto, and I would rather date a poli-sci student than go... More  →
Blogging 1984: IX (Part 2, Chapter 10, OH NO)