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13 Literary Names You're Probably Pronouncing Wrong

By ElodieAugust 9, 2018
The definition of hell is "reading out loud in class and coming to a word you don’t know." (Don’t verify this with... More  →
13 Literary Names You're Probably Pronouncing Wrong

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

By ElodieJuly 26, 2018
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

If Famous Poets Had Tinder

By ElodieJune 13, 2018
Tinder is pretty great because you get to swipe left and right on people’s shirtless selfies all from the comfort of your... More  →
If Famous Poets Had Tinder

The 10 Worst Words in the English Language

By ElodieJune 11, 2018
On the whole, I'm in favor of words. They're the only thing standing between us and a world in which everyone just... More  →
The 10 Worst Words in the English Language

Every Conversation You Will Have at the End of the School Year

By ElodieJune 5, 2018
Things change, but at least the conversations we’re having at the end of every school year will always stay the same. The... More  →
Every Conversation You Will Have at the End of the School Year

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

Everything I Know About Dating, I Learned from The Great Gatsby

By ElodieMarch 7, 2018
I won’t pretend I used to know a single thing about the mystifying swampland that is dating. I’ve tried everything to be... More  →
Everything I Know About Dating, I Learned from <em>The Great Gatsby</em>

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 To Kill a Mockingbird: Chapters 2 & 3

By ElodieJune 28, 2017
We’re blogging To Kill a Mockingbird, all 400 pages of it. If you missed the first part, click here. Because Scout... More  →
Blogging <i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i>: Chapters 2 & 3

QUIZ: Is This a Catcher in the Rye Quote or a Lana Del Rey Lyric?

By ElodieMay 19, 2017
If you want to write a Lana Del Rey song, you’re going to need some sadness, a bit of angst, and whole... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a <i>Catcher in the Rye</i> Quote or a Lana Del Rey Lyric?