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6 of the Most Messed-Up Books We All Had to Read for School

By ElodieJuly 18, 2018
We have all read our share of messed-up books in the name of school. Every single one of us has experienced an... More  →
6 of the Most Messed-Up Books We All Had to Read for School

Literary Protagonists Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieJuly 11, 2018
As human beings, we all like to think we’re pretty complicated, but the truth is most of us could be summed up in... More  →
Literary Protagonists Summed Up in a Single Sentence

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

By ElodieJune 22, 2018
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

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

By ElodieJune 21, 2018
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 ElodieMay 25, 2018
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

6 Literary Characters Who Don't Deserve All the Hate That They Get

By ElodieMay 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... More  →
6 Literary Characters Who Don't Deserve All the Hate That They Get

Snapchats from Paradise Lost

By ElodieApril 18, 2018
I think we can all agree that John Milton needed to do less. The man wrote an entire epic poem in blank... More  →
Snapchats from Paradise Lost

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

By ElodieMarch 16, 2018
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

14 Shakespeare Quotes That Would Make Great Tinder Bios

By ElodieMarch 2, 2018
Anyone who has ever used Tinder has agonized over what to put in their bio. It needs to communicate that you are witty... More  →
Shakespeare Quotes That Would Make Great Tinder Bios

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