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Just Some Cute Animals Talking About Books

By Becky FerreiraAugust 23, 2013
Sparklers, the fall semester is getting dangerously close. We're sure a whole ton of you are rushing to finish your summer reading... More  →
Just Some Cute Animals Talking About Books

Why Does Everybody Like The Catcher in the Rye?

By Mr. JonesOctober 12, 2012
A high school English teacher tackles your questions. Q: Why does everybody love The Catcher in the Rye soooo much? I just... More  →
Why Does Everybody Like The Catcher in the Rye?

The Best Pickup Lines for English Class

By Lisa BernierSeptember 17, 2012
Poetry, plays, novels, literature, titles, quotes, authors—English class is rife with material for you to plagiarize and re-edit to fit your romance... More  →
The Best Pickup Lines for English Class

The Worst Reading I've Ever Been Assigned

By ContributorMarch 29, 2012
dac213 takes on some classic literature—William Faulkner better watch his back!—Sparkitors We’ve all suffered through required... More  →
The Worst Reading I've Ever Been Assigned

Are English Classes Totally Worthless?

By ContributorJanuary 19, 2012
SirAlecoftheIntegral makes a bold claim, but can he back up his big talk? (We're really into the phrase... More  →
Are English Classes Totally Worthless?

Ask a Teacher: Why Is Hidden Meaning Important?

By Mr. JonesSeptember 8, 2011
Q: Why do English teachers insist on finding the authors "hidden meaning" behind every tree and stone mentioned in a story? A: There... More  →
Ask a Teacher: Why Is Hidden Meaning Important?