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QUIZ: How Would You Die in a Shakespeare Play?

By ElodieMarch 31, 2016
Guys, I want a Shakespearean death scene. In all likelihood, I’m going to die as I lived—in bed, watching Netflix, pantsless and... More  →
QUIZ: How Would You Die in a Shakespeare Play?

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?

OPINION: Juliet Capulet Is a Total Badass

By Emily BrownFebruary 22, 2016

Romeo and Juliet is the greatest tragedy in all of history—a play that has withstood the test of time, yearly high school

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OPINION: Juliet Capulet Is a Total Badass
Ridiculously Hard Shakespeare Trivia in This Week's GEEK QUIZ

Ridiculously Hard Shakespeare Trivia in This Week's GEEK QUIZ

By Josh PeriloSeptember 30, 2015
You think you know the Bard? Verily, we say unto thee, thou knowest him not as goodly as thou thinkest! (roughly translated: PROBS... More  →

We've Filled in the Shakespeare in Reverse Blanks For You!

By Josh PeriloNovember 22, 2013
We've been going nuts over here putting No Fear Shakespeare in Reverse. The other day, we asked you guys to show... More  →
We've Filled in the Shakespeare in Reverse Blanks For You!

No Fear Shakespeare IN REVERSE!

By Josh PeriloNovember 18, 2013
Modern day colloquialisms can be so ridiculously inane. Don't you wish there was a more elegant and eloquent way to communicate our... More  →
No Fear Shakespeare IN REVERSE!

How Would Shakespeare Write "Sweeter Than Fiction?"

By Josh PeriloNovember 15, 2013
We know. It's a question that's probably been on your mind since T-Swift's addictive new song dropped a couple weeks... More  →
How Would Shakespeare Write "Sweeter Than Fiction?"

How My English Class Uses SparkNotes

By ContributorFebruary 16, 2010
Sparkler marcher12 has a cultural anthropology degree from the University of Friday Awards. We hope you like her most recent... More  →
How My English Class Uses SparkNotes

Introducing Our New SparkNotes App!

By Emily WinterJanuary 18, 2010
Many Sparklers have been e-mailing us to suggest building an iPod Touch/iPhone app, and we're so excited to announce that we've been... More  →
Introducing Our New SparkNotes App!