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Literary Protagonists Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieJuly 11, 2018
As human beings, we all like to think we’re pretty complicated, but the truth is most of us could be summed up in... More  →
Literary Protagonists Summed Up in a Single Sentence

Hilarious One-Star Reviews of Classic Novels

By ElodieJuly 6, 2018
One-star reviews online are a thing of beauty. Some of them are earnest, most of them make no sense, and all of... More  →
Hilarious One-Star Reviews of Classic Novels

How to Tell If a Guy Likes You (According to Classic Literature)

By ElodieJuly 3, 2018
As near as I can tell, men are an unfathomable conundrum. I know this not from personal experience (the last time I... More  →
How to Tell If a Guy Likes You (According to Classic Literature)

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

Every Jane Austen Novel, Ranked from Worst to Best

By ShahzodaJune 13, 2018
It is a truth universally acknowledged that everyone has a favorite and least favorite Jane Austen novel. And whether you’re bored or... More  →
Every Jane Austen Novel, Ranked from Worst to Best

7 Fictional Characters Whose Names Give Away the Story

By ElodieJune 12, 2018
My parents gave me my name for no reason other than they heard it somewhere and said, "Yep, that’ll do." But if... More  →
7 Fictional Characters Whose Names Give Away the Story

QUIZ: Is This a Pride and Prejudice Quote or a Lana Del Rey Lyric?

By ElodieJune 4, 2018
Pride and Prejudice actually has a lot of sentences besides "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a <i>Pride and Prejudice</i> Quote or a Lana Del Rey Lyric?

What the Characters from Pride and Prejudice Would Be Watching on Netflix

By ElodieMay 30, 2018
I’m fascinated by what people are watching on Netflix. If I could turn invisible for a day, I wouldn’t rob banks or... More  →
What the Characters from <i>Pride and Prejudice</i> Would Be Watching on Netflix

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

Honest Names for All the Books You'll Have to Read in Your English Class

By ElodieMay 21, 2018
Very rarely does a novel’s title give you any indication of what you’re getting yourself into. For instance, Beowulf sounds like it’s... More  →
Honest Names for All the Books You'll Have to Read in Your English Class