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Heartbreaking Fictional Tragedies, Fixed

By ShahzodaOctober 16, 2018
There’s much we can learn from fictional tragedies, like how to avoid fulfilling a terrible prophecy or why it’s not generally considered... More  →
Heartbreaking Fictional Tragedies, Fixed

All the Times Nick Describes Gatsby's Smile, Ranked in Order of How Platonic They Are

By ElodieOctober 9, 2018
A common motif in The Great Gatsby is Gatsby smiling, which is immediately followed by Nick swooning so hard he just about dies. I learned this... More  →
All the Times Nick Describes Gatsby's Smile, Ranked in Order of How Platonic They Are

The 7 Most Awkward Moments in Classic Literature, Ranked

By ElodieOctober 9, 2018
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

18 of the Most Brilliant Lines of Foreshadowing in Literature

By ElodieOctober 3, 2018
It could be a throwaway comment, a weird dream, a madman babbling dire warnings that don’t make sense until later.  No matter... More  →
18 of the Most Brilliant Lines of Foreshadowing in Literature

All the Novels on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in Relatable Headlines

By ElodieOctober 1, 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

How to Flirt, According to Characters from Classic Literature

By Damien GaleoneSeptember 27, 2018
Flirting is super fun and easy—and by that, we mean that it's impossible and fraught with peril.  You come on too strong,... More  →
How to Flirt, According to Characters from Classic Literature

The 8 Most Messed-Up Relationships in Literature

By ElodieSeptember 7, 2018
Being the love-starved loser that I am, I’ve always been a big fan of fictional relationships. But while some are an ideal... More  →
The 8 Most Messed-Up Relationships in Literature

50 Essay Topics for the Most SparkNoted Books

By ElodieSeptember 6, 2018
The worst part about writing an essay is coming up with the topic. You COULD argue that the actual worst part of writing... More  →
50 Essay Topics for the Most SparkNoted Books

How to Tell if You're About to Be in a Love Triangle

By ElodieAugust 31, 2018
Fictional characters always seem to be caught off-guard by love triangles, but you and I? We could see one of those things... More  →
How to Tell if You're About to Be in a Love Triangle