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Blogging To Kill a Mockingbird: Part 7

By ElodieAugust 16, 2017
Every week I read a bit of To Kill a Mockingbird, that juggernaut of classic American literature, and then I... More  →
Blogging <i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i>: Part 7

QUIZ: Is This a Fall Out Boy Lyric or a Wuthering Heights Quote?

By ElodieAugust 11, 2017
Fall Out Boy is notorious for their song titles that go on forever. Most 19th-century novelists did the same thing with chapter... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a Fall Out Boy Lyric or a Wuthering Heights Quote?

QUIZ: Can You Identify the Famous Book By Its Last Sentence?

By ElodieAugust 10, 2017
If you can't get at least a 7/10 on this quiz, you are a disgrace. Just take your books and go. ... More  →
QUIZ: Can You Identify the Famous Book By Its Last Sentence?

The 8 Most Messed-Up Relationships in Literature

By ElodieAugust 9, 2017
Being the love-starved loser that I am, I’ve always been a big fan of fictional relationships. But while some are an ideal... More  →
The 8 Most Messed-Up Relationships in Literature

Blogging To Kill a Mockingbird: Part 6

By ElodieAugust 2, 2017
Catch up on parts 1 — 5 of Blogging To Kill a Mockingbird here! Chapter 9, like most chapters, begins with Scout beating someone... More  →
Blogging <i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i>: Part 6

QUIZ: Can You Identify the Famous Book By Its First Sentence?

By ElodieAugust 1, 2017
How well do you know your opening lines? ("It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good... More  →
QUIZ: Can You Identify the Famous Book By Its First Sentence?

The Harry Potter Books, Ranked from Worst to Best

By ElodieJuly 31, 2017
When I’m not here on SparkNotes writing about Hamlet and My Chemical Romance, I can be found saying things like... More  →
The Harry Potter Books, Ranked from Worst to Best

All the Times Nick Describes Gatsby's Smile, Ranked in Order of How Platonic They Are

By ElodieJuly 31, 2017
A common motif in The Great Gatsby is Gatsby smiling, which is immediately followed by Nick swooning so hard he just about dies. I learned this... More  →
All the Times Nick Describes Gatsby's Smile, Ranked in Order of How Platonic They Are