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10 Questions That Will Seriously Impress Your English Teacher

By Kelly HoffmacherNovember 17, 2016
Even when you've dutifully read the book AND the SparkNote (honest to Mom, they're not mutually exclusive), sometimes you need a little extra inspiration... More  →
10 Questions That Will Seriously Impress Your English Teacher

Blogging The Odyssey: Part 1 (The One Where Athena Is Already Fed Up With Poseidon's Crap)

By ElodieSeptember 2, 2016
Greetings, fellow journeymen on the road of life! For the uninitiated, I am Elodie. I’m one of the people on this hallowed... More  →
Blogging <em>The Odyssey</em>: Part 1 (The One Where Athena Is Already Fed Up With Poseidon's Crap)

25 More Questions You Should Definitely Ask in Your English Class

By ElodieAugust 25, 2016
There are many reasons you might ask a question in class, the most obvious being that you would like to know the... More  →
25 More Questions You Should Definitely Ask in Your English Class

40 Questions You Should Definitely Ask In Your English Class

By ElodieApril 7, 2016
Contrary to popular belief, the worst thing ever is not spiders, or even death. The worst thing ever is required class participation.... More  →
40 Questions You Should Definitely Ask In Your English Class

CALLING ALL SPARKLERS: What's the Absolute WORST Book You Were Required to Read for School?

By ElodieMarch 3, 2016
Somewhere around 100% of you have had to read for school, and that’s kind of a mixed bag. For every spectacular, life-changing... More  →
CALLING ALL SPARKLERS: What's the Absolute WORST Book You Were Required to Read for School?

A Complete "Who Dies At the End" Guide for English Lit

By Nicole DiekerSeptember 14, 2015
SparkNotes was born out the fires of English-final panic-fury, but it has soared on the wings of real, true book love. Day... More  →
A Complete "Who Dies At the End" Guide for English Lit

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