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7 Beloved Fictional Characters Who Are Secretly Terrible People

By ElodieJanuary 15, 2019
There are some fictional characters who are just universally hated. Umbridge. Bob Ewell. Cholly Breedlove. There are also fictional characters who are... More  →
7 Beloved Fictional Characters Who Are Secretly Terrible People

The 7 Best Times Men Were Terrified of Women in Classic Literature

By ElodieJanuary 7, 2019
"Woman does a thing, society freaks out" is one of my favorite things that can happen in a book. Obviously "villains monologuing unnecessarily"... More  →
The 7 Best Times Men Were Terrified of Women in Classic Literature

15 Literary Quotes That Will Get You Through Tough Times

By ElodieDecember 5, 2018
In an ideal world, no one would ever have bad days. But this isn’t an ideal world, and I just got mustard... More  →
15 Literary Quotes That Will Get You Through Tough Times

Honest Names for All the Books You'll Have to Read in Your English Class

By ElodieDecember 3, 2018
Very rarely does a novel’s title give you any indication of what you’re getting yourself into. For instance, Beowulf sounds like it’s... More  →
Honest Names for All the Books You'll Have to Read in Your English Class

5 "Inspiring" Literary Quotes That Aren't Actually All That Inspiring

By ElodieNovember 30, 2018
As a species, there’s nothing we love more than slapping cool quotes on Etsy throw pillows. For instance, I don’t even own... More  →
5 "Inspiring" Literary Quotes That Aren't Actually All That Inspiring

The 13 Biggest Overreactions in Literature, As Told in Texts

By ElodieNovember 19, 2018
Characters in classic literature are good at a great many things, including but not limited to eating stale bread, wearing corsets, and... More  →
The 13 Biggest Overreactions in Literature, As Told in Texts

5 Literary Antagonists Who Were Technically the Good Guys, If You Think About It

By ElodieOctober 24, 2018
All fictional characters exist on a sliding scale of hero and villain, except for Umbridge, who’s just pure dagnasty evil and the... More  →
5 Literary Antagonists Who Were Technically the Good Guys, If You Think About It

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

13 Literary Names You're Probably Pronouncing Wrong

By ElodieAugust 9, 2018
The definition of hell is "reading out loud in class and coming to a word you don’t know." (Don’t verify this with... More  →
13 Literary Names You're Probably Pronouncing Wrong