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QUIZ: Would You Survive Being Stranded on a Deserted Island?

By ElodieJanuary 9, 2017
Maybe you’re the kind of person who knows how to make a water purifier out of two coconuts and infinite sand, and that’s... More  →
QUIZ: Would You Survive Being Stranded on a Deserted Island?

QUIZ: Which Lord of the Flies Character Are You?

By Kurt HarrogateDecember 28, 2016
Even on a desert island, you can't escape grammatical pedantry. ... More  →
QUIZ: Which <i>Lord of the Flies</i> Character Are You?

QUIZ: How Many Classic Lit Quotes Can You Identify?

By Kelly HoffmacherDecember 15, 2016
Are you a classic lit junkie like me? Prove it with this quiz! Even if you're not, maybe you'll find a quote or two... More  →
QUIZ: How Many Classic Lit Quotes Can You Identify?

11 Characters Who Never Asked to Be Part of This Narrative

By Maura Barry-GarlandNovember 7, 2016
It’s tough being a fictional character. You have to DO things, constantly, and you don't even get a say in the way your... More  →
11 Characters Who Never Asked to Be Part of This Narrative

The 12 Best and Worst Leaders in Fiction

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 7, 2016
Thinking of turning over a new leaf, a better leaf this semester? Pondering a run for class president? Do you have the makings of a... More  →
The 12 Best and Worst Leaders in Fiction

The Lord of the Flies Test

By ElodieAugust 12, 2016
All right everyone, clear your desks. Don’t look at me like that, you knew this was coming. I’ve been lecturing about tropical werewolves... More  →
The <em>Lord of the Flies</em> Test

If Books Were Bands

By Ana RuizAugust 10, 2016
Any hardcore fan of The Doors knows that the band got its name from Aldous Huxley's book The Doors of Perception. If I had... More  →
If Books Were Bands

Blogging Lord of the Flies: Part 12 (The One Where This Whole Thing Ends Not With a Whimper, But With a Bang)

By ElodieAugust 5, 2016
Did any childhood game of yours ever get anywhere near this out-of-control? I’m thinking not. One time I was playing freeze tag... More  →
Blogging <em>Lord of the Flies</em>: Part 12 (The One Where This Whole Thing Ends Not With a Whimper, But With a Bang)

Blogging Lord of the Flies: Part 11 (How to Survive On a Desert Island When There's a Maniac On the Loose)

By ElodieJuly 29, 2016
As we near the end of this book, the death toll inching ever higher, it’s with a sense of shame because we, much... More  →
Blogging <em>Lord of the Flies</em>: Part 11 (How to Survive On a Desert Island When There's a Maniac On the Loose)

Blogging Lord of the Flies: Part 10 (The One Where It's Team Murder vs. Team Priorities)

By ElodieJuly 22, 2016
Last time, we lost Simon, our token good guy who’s been Marked for Death since the beginning. He was torn... More  →
Blogging <em>Lord of the Flies</em>: Part 10 (The One Where It's Team Murder vs. Team Priorities)