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Lord of the Flies, As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieSeptember 10, 2018
Lord of the Flies is one of those books that harkens back to a simpler (unspecified) time. It was a time when... More  →
<em>Lord of the Flies</em>, As Told in a Series of Texts

50 Essay Topics for the Most SparkNoted Books

By ElodieSeptember 6, 2018
The worst part about writing an essay is coming up with the topic. You COULD argue that the actual worst part of writing... More  →
50 Essay Topics for the Most SparkNoted Books

Every Book on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in a Quote from The Office

By ElodieAugust 20, 2018
I am not a teacher. Teachers are the real MVPs, and I don't have the patience, the stamina, or quite frankly the... More  →
Every Book on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in a Quote from <i>The Office</i>

6 of the Most Messed-Up Books We All Had to Read for School

By ElodieJuly 18, 2018
We have all read our share of messed-up books in the name of school. Every single one of us has experienced an... More  →
6 of the Most Messed-Up Books We All Had to Read for School

Sorting the Characters from The Lord of the Flies Into Hogwarts Houses

By ElodieJuly 11, 2018
I bet you have, at one point or another, wondered which Hogwarts houses the Lord of the Flies characters would be Sorted into.More  →
Sorting the Characters from <i>The Lord of the Flies</i> Into Hogwarts Houses

Tragic (And Slightly Less Tragic) Literary Deaths, Ranked

By Elaine AtwellJune 29, 2018
(Obviously this post is more spoilery than a Jack-O-Lantern in January, so proceed at your own risk.) As young folks (and human beings... More  →
Tragic (And Slightly Less Tragic) Literary Deaths, Ranked

All the Books on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in Pie Charts

By ElodieJune 22, 2018
Here at SparkNotes, our stance on books has always been favorable. We like them. We think they’re great. We’re book lovers first,... More  →
All the Books on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in Pie Charts

7 Disturbing Details from Classic Novels (That You Probably Don't Remember)

By ElodieJune 21, 2018
Classic novels do this thing where they spend paragraph after paragraph describing the misty moors, or the history of Paris, or how... More  →
7 Disturbing Details from Classic Novels (That You Probably Don't Remember)

All the Novels on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in Relatable Headlines

By ElodieMay 25, 2018
There is objectively nothing funnier than taking a relevant headline from The Onion and slapping it on a still from a TV... More  →
All the Novels on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in Relatable Headlines