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9 Fail-Proof Ways to Enhance Your Reading of Classic Literature

By Cassidy GrahamJune 8, 2017
Let's be honest: classic literature can be boring AF. If you're struggling to get into a novel, we can help: below are 9 tried*... More  →
9 Fail-Proof Ways to Enhance Your Reading of Classic Literature

Here's What Would Happen If Voldemort Had Been the Villain In Classic Lit Novels

By ElodieFebruary 28, 2017
This post was originally published in January 2016 Remember Voldemort? That guy who got his butt kicked by a baby and was ultimately... More  →
Here's What Would Happen If Voldemort Had Been the Villain In Classic Lit Novels

A Complete "Who Dies At the End" Guide for English Lit

By Nicole DiekerSeptember 14, 2015
SparkNotes was born out the fires of English-final panic-fury, but it has soared on the wings of real, true book love. Day... More  →
A Complete "Who Dies At the End" Guide for English Lit

Ask a Teacher: How Do You Get Through the Boring Stuff?

By Ms. DameOctober 3, 2011
Q: What’s the most awful, boring book/chapter/thing you teach? How do you get through teaching it? A: First, it is important to understand... More  →
Ask a Teacher: How Do You Get Through the Boring Stuff?

A Video Message to Sparklers

By Emily WinterNovember 1, 2010
If there's one thing we love around here, it's creatively geeking out about literature. We've tweeted Shakespeare, seen Facebook updates... More  →
A Video Message to Sparklers

15 Reasons George Knightley Is the Best Austen Hero

By ContributorOctober 28, 2010
We can't be held responsible for what happens in the comments, LiviaLight. –Sparkitors When I first started reading Jane Austen, I... More  →
15 Reasons George Knightley Is the Best Austen Hero

Get to Third Base with Edgar Allan Poe!

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 3, 2009
Um...wait, that came out wrong. What we meant to say is: literary-minded shirtmaker Novel-T has released a lineup of baseball jerseys... More  →
Get to Third Base with Edgar Allan Poe!

Big Fat Books: Three Reasons to Love 'Em

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 1, 2009
Anyone who's ever taken an English class knows that when it comes to classic literature, things can go from zero to "this... More  →
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