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20 Literary First Date Ideas

By ElodieOctober 18, 2017
So you’ve finally done it. You’ve made a genuine connection with another person, you’ve established a mutual interest, you’ve followed each other... More  →
20 Literary First Date Ideas

The 7 Most Awkward Moments in Classic Literature, Ranked

By ElodieOctober 12, 2017
Let’s say you and I are watching a movie together and something awkward happens to the characters onscreen. The next sound you’ll... More  →
The 7 Most Awkward Moments in Classic Literature, Ranked

Sorting the Characters from Pride and Prejudice into Hogwarts Houses

By ElodieOctober 12, 2017
You can't have a conversation about Hogwarts houses without someone getting mad. You just can't. If you are going to go down the... More  →
Sorting the Characters from Pride and Prejudice into Hogwarts Houses

The 7 Best Times Men Were Terrified of Women in Classic Literature

By ElodieOctober 9, 2017
"Woman does a thing, society freaks out" is one of my favorite things that can happen in a book. Obviously "villains monologuing unnecessarily"... More  →
The 7 Best Times Men Were Terrified of Women in Classic Literature

Every Jane Austen Novel, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieSeptember 20, 2017
I have a very specific idea in my head of people who have read every Jane Austen novel. They actually floss, and... More  →
Every Jane Austen Novel, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

5 Books We Would Love to See Gender-Swapped

By ElodieSeptember 8, 2017
Lord of the Flies is getting an all-female movie reboot, which you probably already know and are having thoughts about.... More  →
5 Books We Would Love to See Gender-Swapped

7 Literary Characters Who Had Absolutely No Chill

By ElodieSeptember 5, 2017
If I could, I would ascribe some other phrase to these particular characters, but "no chill" is the only thing that feels... More  →
7 Literary Characters Who Had Absolutely No Chill

QUIZ: Are You Fluent in Jane Austen?

By ElodieSeptember 4, 2017
Jane Austen used words like "comportment" and "supercilious" the way I say words like "whoops" and "sorry," which is to say often. Do you... More  →
QUIZ: Are You Fluent in Jane Austen?

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

By ElodieAugust 17, 2017
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