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SparkNotes Is Here to Save Summer Reading-Vote For Your Fave Book & We'll Blog It!

By Chelsea DaggerJune 16, 2017
As the late, great Jane Austen once said, it's a truth universally acknowledged that SparkNotes are the single best study... More  →
SparkNotes Is Here to Save Summer Reading-Vote For Your Fave Book & We'll Blog It!

Blogging 1984

By Janet ManleyDecember 31, 2016
I first "read" 1984 in maybe grade eight, and the main memories are of my English teacher writing "BIG BROTHER" and "NEWSPEAK" up... More  →
Blogging <i>1984</i>

Blogging 1984: XI, The END (of the World As We Know It)

By Janet ManleyNovember 15, 2016
Previously in Blogging 1984, we went inside Room 101 and it was the biggest letdown since we saw the Red... More  →
Blogging 1984: XI, The END (of the World As We Know It)

Blogging 1984: XI, Come Inside Room 101 (Part 3, Chapters 3, 4 & 5)

By Janet ManleyOctober 28, 2016
Previously in Blogging 1984, Winston learned the ways of the Ministry of Love, by which I mean he got whupped... More  →
Blogging 1984: XI, Come Inside Room 101 (Part 3, Chapters 3, 4 & 5)

What Type of Woman Would You Be in 1984?

By Janet ManleyOctober 25, 2016
In an Orwellian future, it's "[Big Br]ovaries before Ovaries," so let's find out what kind of woman you would likely be... More  →
What Type of Woman Would You Be in <i>1984</i>?

Blogging 1984: X (Part 3, Chapters 1 & 2)

By Janet ManleyOctober 21, 2016
Previously in Blogging 1984, Julia and Winston were busted by the Thought Police and a Very Important Motif met its... More  →
Blogging 1984: X (Part 3, Chapters 1 & 2)

Blogging 1984: IX (Part 2, Chapter 10, OH NO)

By Janet ManleyOctober 7, 2016
Previously in Blogging 1984, Winston and Julia dove into Goldstein's manifesto, and I would rather date a poli-sci student than go... More  →
Blogging 1984: IX (Part 2, Chapter 10, OH NO)

Blogging 1984: VIII, SparkNoting Goldstein's Book (Part 2, Chapter 9)

By Janet ManleySeptember 30, 2016
Previously in Blogging 1984, Winston brought Julia along to his rendezvous at O'Brien's, wine was had, kind Mongolian... More  →
Blogging 1984: VIII, SparkNoting Goldstein's Book (Part 2, Chapter 9)