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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>

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)

Every Chapter in Lord of the Flies Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieMay 8, 2018
Of all the books you’ll have to read for school, Lord of the Flies is probably one of the most accessible. It’s... More  →
Every Chapter in <i>Lord of the Flies</i> Summed Up in a Single Sentence

6 Literary Characters Who Don't Deserve All the Hate That They Get

By ElodieMay 3, 2018
There are many characters in books who DESERVE our unbridled hatred. For instance, I don’t think you’ll find a single person who is... More  →
6 Literary Characters Who Don't Deserve All the Hate That They Get

12 Novels That Have Almost the Exact Same Plot as Popular Movies

By ElodieApril 6, 2018
I bet I know what you’re thinking: “Man, I wish I had more time to watch movies.” Doesn’t it feel like we... More  →
12 Novels That Have Almost the Exact Same Plot as Popular Movies

The Most Relatable Characters in Classic Literature

By ElodieApril 3, 2018
Classic literature is like the broccoli of books: nobody likes it, but we’re all going to have to deal with it eventually.... More  →
The Most Relatable Characters in Classic Literature