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Honest Names for All the Books You'll Have to Read in Your English Class

By ElodieDecember 3, 2018
Very rarely does a novel’s title give you any indication of what you’re getting yourself into. For instance, Beowulf sounds like it’s... More  →
Honest Names for All the Books You'll Have to Read in Your English Class

Every Book on Your English Syllabus, Summed Up in Marvel Quotes

By ElodieNovember 28, 2018

Like most people, I sold my soul to Marvel long ago in exchange for cool fight sequences, hot outfits, and

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Every Book on Your English Syllabus, Summed Up in Marvel Quotes

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

5 Literary Antagonists Who Were Technically the Good Guys, If You Think About It

By ElodieOctober 24, 2018
All fictional characters exist on a sliding scale of hero and villain, except for Umbridge, who’s just pure dagnasty evil and the... More  →
5 Literary Antagonists Who Were Technically the Good Guys, If You Think About It

Classic Novels As Described in Clickbait Headlines

By ElodieOctober 23, 2018
The Internet has given us many things over the years. Hashtags. Emojis. A front-row seat to whatever is currently going on with... More  →
Classic Novels As Described in Clickbait Headlines

Famous Last Text Messages from Fictional Characters

By ElodieJanuary 17, 2018
My last words will likely be “Wow! That was a close one. I can’t believe I almost just died,” or “Don’t worry,... More  →
Famous Last Text Messages from Fictional Characters

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

How Classic Authors Pitched Their Novels, Probably

By ElodieJune 20, 2017
An idea can be perfect in your head, but explaining it out loud? With words? Coherently? That’s a different beast entirely. This... More  →
How Classic Authors Pitched Their Novels, Probably

How Every Fictional Character Deals With Stress

By Elaine AtwellMarch 15, 2017
There's no denying that we live in stressful times, only compounded by the constant stream of information coming to us through our... More  →
How Every Fictional Character Deals With Stress

Here's What Would Happen If Voldemort Had Been the Villain In Classic Lit Novels

By ElodieFebruary 28, 2017
This post was originally published in January 2016 Remember Voldemort? That guy who got his butt kicked by a baby and was ultimately... More  →
Here's What Would Happen If Voldemort Had Been the Villain In Classic Lit Novels