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Every Shakespeare Play Summed Up in a Quote from The Office

By ElodieOctober 19, 2018
I know a lot of stuff about exactly two things: Shakespeare, and The Office. That’s it. That’s my entire pool of knowledge.... More  →
Every Shakespeare Play Summed Up in a Quote from <i>The Office</i>

Heartbreaking Fictional Tragedies, Fixed

By ShahzodaOctober 16, 2018
There’s much we can learn from fictional tragedies, like how to avoid fulfilling a terrible prophecy or why it’s not generally considered... More  →
Heartbreaking Fictional Tragedies, Fixed

Frankenstein As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieOctober 16, 2018
It’s mid-October, which means the days are getting shorter, the air is becoming brisk, and everyone’s teacher is assigning them twelve chapters... More  →
<i>Frankenstein</i> As Told in a Series of Texts

QUIZ: How Would You Die in a Horror Novel?

By ElodieOctober 15, 2018
So you’re in a horror novel, which means you’re probably going to die. (This goes double if you’re a female love interest... More  →
QUIZ: How Would You Die in a Horror Novel?

Edgar Allan Poe Stories Reimagined as Modern YA Novels

By ShahzodaOctober 10, 2018
It’s a wonder that there aren’t more YA versions of Edgar Allan Poe stories, although I guess it’s probably because of all... More  →
Edgar Allan Poe Stories Reimagined as Modern YA Novels

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

By ElodieOctober 9, 2018
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

The 7 Most Awkward Moments in Classic Literature, Ranked

By ElodieOctober 9, 2018
Let’s say you and I are watching a movie together and something awkward happens to the characters onscreen. The next sound you’ll... More  →
The 7 Most Awkward Moments in Classic Literature, Ranked

If the Characters from Hamlet Had the Internet

By ElodieOctober 8, 2018
I don’t necessarily BLAME Shakespeare for deciding to be born some 400 years before the advent of the Internet, thereby robbing us... More  →
If the Characters from <i>Hamlet</i> Had the Internet

9 of the Most Disturbing Short Stories You'll Ever Have to Read for School

By ElodieOctober 4, 2018
There’s no feeling quite like the feeling you get when your teacher slaps a short story down in front of you in... More  →
9 of the Most Disturbing Short Stories You'll Ever Have to Read for School

18 of the Most Brilliant Lines of Foreshadowing in Literature

By ElodieOctober 3, 2018
It could be a throwaway comment, a weird dream, a madman babbling dire warnings that don’t make sense until later.  No matter... More  →
18 of the Most Brilliant Lines of Foreshadowing in Literature