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QUIZ: Can You Guess Which Descriptions of Female Characters Were Written By Male Authors?

By ElodieDecember 8, 2016
Look, it's not as if all the women are writing things like "She possessed not only great beauty but also a fine countenance"... More  →
QUIZ: Can You Guess Which Descriptions of Female Characters Were Written By Male Authors?

Every Shakespeare Play Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieDecember 7, 2016
Shakespeare wrote a lot of plays. 37 of them, in fact, and that’s a conservative estimate. Dude just didn’t know when to... More  →
Every Shakespeare Play Summed Up in a Single Sentence

The 7 Most Savage Moments in Shakespeare

By ElodieNovember 30, 2016
Look, I get it. On the surface, Shakespeare's works might seem difficult. Some of them are quite sad. People die. But beneath all... More  →
The 7 Most Savage Moments in Shakespeare

Shakespeare Quotes for When Your Relatives Ask What You're Doing With Your Life

By ElodieNovember 21, 2016
If your family's anything like mine, they come to Thanksgiving dinner armed with a veritable tsunami of questions you don't want to... More  →
Shakespeare Quotes for When Your Relatives Ask What You're Doing With Your Life

Blogging The Odyssey: Part 12 (The End... OR IS IT?)

By ElodieNovember 18, 2016
We’ve gone on a strange journey together, haven’t we? We learned some life lessons, like "never trash talk a Cyclops," "cannibals do... More  →
Blogging <em>The Odyssey</em>: Part 12 (The End... OR IS IT?)

Snapchats from Odysseus

By ElodieNovember 15, 2016
I understand that there are people who use Snapchat, and use it well. I am not one of those people. This is largely... More  →
Snapchats from Odysseus

Blogging The Odyssey: Part 11 (The Red Wedding, Basically)

By ElodieNovember 11, 2016
Last time on Blogging The Odyssey, Penelope decided to let the suitors battle it out for the honor of her... More  →
Blogging <em>The Odyssey</em>: Part 11 (The Red Wedding, Basically)

Which Classic Lit Death Would You Die?

By Maura Barry-GarlandNovember 8, 2016
Anyone who's ever read a book knows that fictional characters are always dying in new and fascinating ways, and never is this... More  →
Which Classic Lit Death Would You Die?

11 Characters Who Never Asked to Be Part of This Narrative

By Maura Barry-GarlandNovember 7, 2016
It’s tough being a fictional character. You have to DO things, constantly, and you don't even get a say in the way your... More  →
11 Characters Who Never Asked to Be Part of This Narrative

Blogging The Odyssey: Part 10 (How to Tell If You're About to Die in a Greek Epic)

By ElodieNovember 4, 2016
Last time on Blogging The Odyssey, Odysseus was reunited with Telemachus, and it felt so good. Sometimes foreshadowing is subtle. Other... More  →
Blogging <em>The Odyssey</em>: Part 10 (How to Tell If You're About to Die in a Greek Epic)