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All the Books on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in Pie Charts

By ElodieJune 22, 2018
Here at SparkNotes, our stance on books has always been favorable. We like them. We think they’re great. We’re book lovers first,... More  →
All the Books on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in Pie Charts

7 Disturbing Details from Classic Novels (That You Probably Don't Remember)

By ElodieJune 21, 2018
Classic novels do this thing where they spend paragraph after paragraph describing the misty moors, or the history of Paris, or how... More  →
7 Disturbing Details from Classic Novels (That You Probably Don't Remember)

If Classic Authors Had the Internet

By ElodieJune 20, 2018
The Internet was a real game changer for us as a society. Suddenly, all manner of things were possible. Gone were the... More  →
If Classic Authors Had the Internet

Snapchats from The Great Gatsby

By ElodieJune 20, 2018
There was a lot going on in the 1920s. Mostly it was just a booze-fueled, decade-long party, which is why it’s a... More  →
Snapchats from <i>The Great Gatsby</i>

Fictional Dads, Ranked from Best to Worst

By ElodieJune 15, 2018
There are many types of dad. Good dads, bad dads, dads who embarrass you in front of your friends and dads who... More  →
Fictional Dads, Ranked from Best to Worst

The 10 Best Dad Jokes in Shakespeare

By ElodieJune 15, 2018
A dad joke is any joke that’s so terrible it elicits groans and ruins lives. It need not originate from a dad,... More  →
The 10 Best Dad Jokes in Shakespeare

7 Fictional Characters Who Didn't Deserve to Have a Happy Ending

By ElodieJune 14, 2018
Sometimes you hate a fictional character so passionately that it almost feels like a betrayal when you reach the end of the... More  →
7 Fictional Characters Who Didn't Deserve to Have a Happy Ending

Every Jane Austen Novel, Ranked from Worst to Best

By ShahzodaJune 13, 2018
It is a truth universally acknowledged that everyone has a favorite and least favorite Jane Austen novel. And whether you’re bored or... More  →
Every Jane Austen Novel, Ranked from Worst to Best

Paradise Lost As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieJune 12, 2018
Paradise Lost is not an easy read. It was written in the 1600s, it’s very long, and everything’s a metaphor for eternal... More  →
<i>Paradise Lost</i> As Told in a Series of Texts