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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

Snapchats from The Great Gatsby

By ElodieJune 20, 2018
There was a lot going on in the 1920s. Mostly it was just a booze-fueled, decade-long party, which is why it’s a... More  →
Snapchats from <i>The Great Gatsby</i>

Literary Love Triangles, Ranked from Best to Worst

By ElodieJune 5, 2018
When done right, a love triangle is a richly told, sometimes tragic tale of star-crossed passion. When done wrong, it’s just a... More  →
Literary Love Triangles, Ranked from Best to Worst

If The Great Gatsby Had the Internet

By ElodieMay 25, 2018
I waver between “The Internet is the greatest invention known to man” and “The Internet was a mistake,” which is something I... More  →
If <i>The Great Gatsby</i> Had the Internet

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

13 of the Most Underrated Quotes in Literature

By ElodieMay 23, 2018
Quotes like “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, / But in ourselves and “Not all those who wander are... More  →
13 of the Most Underrated Quotes in Literature

7 Fictional Characters You Would Probably Hate in Real Life

By ElodieMay 22, 2018
I want to believe I would enjoy hanging out with my favorite fictional characters in real life, but in my heart of... More  →
7 Fictional Characters You Would Probably Hate in Real Life

6 Literary Characters Who Don't Deserve All the Hate That They Get

By ElodieMay 3, 2018
There are many characters in books who DESERVE our unbridled hatred. For instance, I don’t think you’ll find a single person who is... More  →
6 Literary Characters Who Don't Deserve All the Hate That They Get

Fictional Characters Who Would Make the Worst Prom Dates, Ranked

By ElodieApril 20, 2018
There are many ways prom can go wrong (your corsage catches fire, the apocalypse happens, the music is just “You’re Beautiful” by... More  →
Fictional Characters Who Would Make the Worst Prom Dates, Ranked