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7 Fictional Characters Whose Names Give Away the Story

By ElodieNovember 27, 2018
My parents gave me my name for no reason other than they heard it somewhere and said, "Yep, that’ll do." But if... More  →
7 Fictional Characters Whose Names Give Away the Story

All the Best Fictional Villains Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieNovember 13, 2018
People have spent entire books, movies, and prematurely cancelled TV shows exploring and explaining the inner machinations of literature's most notorious villains. But because... More  →
All the Best Fictional Villains Summed Up in a Single Sentence

Classic Novels, Ranked in Order of How Easy They Are to Study

By ElodieNovember 7, 2018

Some books are easy to read, and others? Well, others are difficult. In the time it took me to struggle... More  →

Classic Novels, Ranked in Order of How Easy They Are to Study

Dystopian Novels Summed Up in a Single Dire Warning

By ElodieOctober 5, 2018
Dystopian novels ask us not to see the world as it is, but as it COULD be (you know, if things were... More  →
Dystopian Novels Summed Up in a Single Dire Warning

7 Books Your Teachers Are Teaching Wrong

By ElodieFebruary 28, 2018
If there’s one thing I’ve learned from decades of going to school, it’s that I could never be a teacher. Teachers are... More  →
7 Books Your Teachers Are Teaching Wrong

Tweets From Animal Farm

By Taylor NolesNovember 6, 2017
The time has come to look back through the tweets of the revolution, which were somehow posted by key figures without opposable thumbs. ... More  →
If <i>Animal Farm</i> Characters Had Twitter

Blogging Animal Farm: The Finale

By Taylor NolesNovember 3, 2017
Welcome to the final installment of Blogging Animal Farm! You can read the most recent installment here, and the entire... More  →
Blogging <em>Animal Farm</em>: The Finale

Blogging Animal Farm: Chapter 9

By Taylor NolesOctober 25, 2017
Comrades, our fairy tale is beginning to draw to a close. We have lots to talk about. Discussion questions to consider as... More  →
Blogging <em>Animal Farm</em>: Chapter 9