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Which of Hagrid's Mistakes Would You Make?

By ElodieMay 23, 2016
Rubeus Hagrid is like a lovable juggernaut of human error. The rest of us are disgraceful flesh-piles unworthy of love and forgiveness... More  →
Which of Hagrid's Mistakes Would You Make?

Literary Advice for Fictional Characters

By kat_rosenfieldMay 16, 2016
Dear Auntie: I live in a really small community. Sometimes I feel like it will be physically impossible for me ever to... More  →
Literary Advice for Fictional Characters

Which YA Character Would Be Your Bestie?

By Amanda BellApril 20, 2016
You might have some pretty kick-A friends in real-life, but imagine how fun it would be if some of your... More  →
Which YA Character Would Be Your Bestie?

10 Romantic Moves in Literature That Are Actually Creepy in Real Life

By Vitoria BasApril 18, 2016
Some buy flowers for the people they love; others watch them sleep for nine straight ... More  →
10 Romantic Moves in Literature That Are Actually Creepy in Real Life

The 101: Where to Start Analyzing a Poem

By Emma W.April 1, 2016
Poetry is HARD. I mean, I often have trouble understanding it—and I am myself a poet and a poetry teacher. But that... More  →
The 101: Where to Start Analyzing a Poem

Quiz: Which Literary Villain Are You?

By Elaine AtwellMarch 11, 2016
We all have a dark side, and while we may spend 90% of our time as the heroes of our life story,... More  →
Quiz: Which Literary Villain Are You?

Tom Riddle Is Dorian Gray's Literary Twin

By Amanda BellMarch 11, 2016
The Harry Potter series boasts a lot of baddies, but the worst member of the wizarding world is definitely Lord Voldemort (sorry,... More  →
Tom Riddle Is Dorian Gray's Literary Twin

Why Does Everyone Love Mercutio?

By Emily BrownMarch 4, 2016
Last week I chatted about why I think Juliet Capulet is a total badass. In this week's installment of Emily's Overbearing Opinions About Shakespeare... More  →
Why Does Everyone Love Mercutio?

Quiz: Which Brontë Sister Are You?

By Emma W.March 1, 2016
Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell—Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë. Three sisters, all born with a four-year period, all poets and novelists, all... More  →
Quiz: Which Brontë Sister Are You?