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QUIZ: What's Your Homeric Epithet?

By ElodieMay 24, 2017
If you were a character in Greek mythology, odds are Homer called you "lion-hearted Achilles" or "Ares, sacker of cities" or "Hector,... More  →
QUIZ: What's Your Homeric Epithet?

The Graduation Test

By Kelly HoffmacherMay 22, 2017
I remember having conflicting feelings as my high school graduation neared. I mostly couldn’t wait to get the hell out of Atlantic... More  →
The Graduation Test

QUIZ: Is This a Catcher in the Rye Quote or a Lana Del Rey Lyric?

By ElodieMay 19, 2017
If you want to write a Lana Del Rey song, you’re going to need some sadness, a bit of angst, and whole... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a <i>Catcher in the Rye</i> Quote or a Lana Del Rey Lyric?

QUIZ: Which Classic Novel Sums Up Your School Year?

By ElodieMay 18, 2017
It’s the end of the school year. Time to torpedo your sleep schedule and rely primarily on Cheetos for sustenance. But before... More  →
QUIZ: Which Classic Novel Sums Up Your School Year?

QUIZ: Are You Fluent in Shakespeare?

By ElodieMay 16, 2017
To the modern reader, Shakespeare’s plays often look like just a bunch of unrelated words mashed together. This is because... More  →
QUIZ: Are You Fluent in Shakespeare?

Can You Identify These Authors By Their Pen Names?

By ElodieMay 16, 2017
Writers sometimes use pen names. This could be because 1) they're writing something radical under a totalitarian regime, 2) they are a woman living... More  →
Can You Identify These Authors By Their Pen Names?

QUIZ: Can You Guess Which of These College Majors Are Real?

By ElodieMay 15, 2017
Back in my day—which sounds like it was in the 1940s since I phrased it that way but I’m still young and... More  →
QUIZ: Can You Guess Which of These College Majors Are Real?

QUIZ: Is This a Bon Iver Lyric or a Cormac McCarthy Quote?

By ElodieMay 12, 2017
Bon Iver songs and Cormac McCarthy books are both just vehicles for talking about sadness and trees. Can you tell them apart? ... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a Bon Iver Lyric or a Cormac McCarthy Quote?

Who Is Your Shakespearean Alter-Ego?

By Kalina CiokMay 8, 2017
It’s inevitable. You *WILL* study Shakespeare at some point in your education. If you’re already past that point, hopefully you had a... More  →
Who Is Your Shakespearean Alter-Ego?

QUIZ: Are You Getting Too Old for This?

By ElodieMay 5, 2017
There’s nothing quite like the terrifying realization that you are GETTING OLDER. Quick, delay the oncoming existential ennui by taking this fun... More  →
QUIZ: Are You Getting Too Old for This?