We ranked the worst breakups in literature
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We have all read our share of messed-up books in the name of school. Every single one of us has experienced an...
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Anyone who has ever used Tinder has agonized over what to put in their bio. It needs to communicate that you are witty...
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We all have opinions about Holden Caulfield. Is he just some obnoxious rich kid? Is he a lonely teenager who’s also depressed?...
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This year for Halloween, everyone will be going as things like Wonder Woman, Pennywise, and Szechuan sauce. Dare to be different with...
That Awkward Moment
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Let’s say you and I are watching a movie together and something awkward happens to the characters onscreen. The next sound you’ll...
Classic Novels Get 'the Onion' Treatment
All the Novels on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in Relatable Headlines
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There is objectively nothing funnier than taking a relevant headline from
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Literary Protagonists Summed Up in a Single Sentence
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As human beings, we all like to think we’re pretty complicated, but the truth is most of us could be summed up in...
All the Books on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in Pie Charts
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Here at SparkNotes, our stance on books has always been favorable. We like them. We think they’re great. We’re book lovers first,...
7 Disturbing Details from Classic Novels (That You Probably Don't Remember)
June 21, 2018
Classic novels do this thing where they spend paragraph after paragraph describing the misty moors, or the history of Paris, or how...
Characters We Love To Hate
6 Literary Characters Who Don't Deserve All the Hate That They Get
May 3, 2018
There are many characters in books who DESERVE our unbridled hatred. For instance, I don’t think you’ll find a single person who is...
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