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Classic Literature: Expectations vs. Reality

By ElodieNovember 16, 2017
When it comes to the books on your English syllabus, you usually know what you’re getting yourself into. Whether you’ve read them... More  →
Classic Literature: Expectations vs. Reality

7 Disturbing Details from Classic Novels (That You Probably Don't Remember)

By ElodieNovember 15, 2017
Classic novels do this thing where they spend paragraph after paragraph describing the misty moors, or the history of Paris, or how... More  →
7 Disturbing Details from Classic Novels (That You Probably Don't Remember)

All the Novels on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in Relatable Headlines

By ElodieNovember 14, 2017
There is objectively nothing funnier than taking a relevant headline from The Onion and slapping it on a still from a TV... More  →
All the Novels on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in Relatable Headlines

If Holden Caulfield Could Text

By ElodieNovember 7, 2017
We all have opinions about Holden Caulfield. Is he just some obnoxious rich kid? Is he a lonely teenager who’s also depressed?... More  →
If Holden Caulfield Could Text

QUIZ: Is This a Bastille Lyric or a Quote from 1984?

By ElodieNovember 3, 2017
Pretty much every Bastille song is an upbeat indie pop anthem about two lovers lying in bed together so they can briefly... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a Bastille Lyric or a Quote from 1984?

9 Halloween Costume Ideas for Book Lovers

By ElodieOctober 30, 2017
This year for Halloween, everyone will be going as things like Wonder Woman, Pennywise, and Szechuan sauce. Dare to be different with... More  →
9 Halloween Costume Ideas for Book Lovers

The Hamlet Test

By ElodieOctober 27, 2017
Maybe you’ve read the SparkNote. Better yet, maybe you’ve read our recaps. Or maybe you’ve never read either... More  →
The Hamlet Test

All the Books on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in Pie Charts

By ElodieOctober 27, 2017
Here at SparkNotes, our stance on books has always been favorable. We like them. We think they’re great. We’re book lovers first,... More  →
All the Books on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in Pie Charts

The Creepiest Books We All Had to Read for School, Ranked

By ElodieOctober 24, 2017
I don’t do creepy. I watched Paranormal Activity in broad daylight and still got scared, I can’t listen to murder podcasts, and... More  →
The Creepiest Books We All Had to Read for School, Ranked

Blogging To Kill a Mockingbird: Chapters 14 & 15

By ElodieOctober 20, 2017
To read parts 1—9 of Blogging To Kill a Mockingbird, click here! I am never going to become a parent. Not only... More  →
Blogging <i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i>: Chapters 14 & 15