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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

The 13 Biggest Overreactions in Literature, As Told in Texts

By ElodieAugust 17, 2018
Characters in classic literature are good at a great many things, including but not limited to eating stale bread, wearing corsets, and... More  →
The 13 Biggest Overreactions in Literature, As Told in Texts

QUIZ: Which Creature from Greek Mythology Are You?

By ElodieAugust 14, 2018
We all like to think we’d be sirens (I mean, luring hapless sailors to a watery grave with naught but the sound... More  →
QUIZ: Which Creature from Greek Mythology Are You?

13 Literary Names You're Probably Pronouncing Wrong

By ElodieAugust 9, 2018
The definition of hell is "reading out loud in class and coming to a word you don’t know." (Don’t verify this with... More  →
13 Literary Names You're Probably Pronouncing Wrong

7 Beloved Fictional Characters Who Are Secretly Terrible People

By ElodieAugust 1, 2018
There are some fictional characters who are just universally hated. Umbridge. Bob Ewell. Cholly Breedlove. There are also fictional characters who are... More  →
7 Beloved Fictional Characters Who Are Secretly Terrible People

How Fictional Characters Would Break Up With You Over Text

By ElodieJuly 31, 2018
Breaking up can be tough. One minute you’re in love, the next minute you’re returning his letters and he’s plotting... More  →
How Fictional Characters Would Break Up With You Over Text

How to Tell If a Guy Likes You (According to Classic Literature)

By ElodieJuly 3, 2018
As near as I can tell, men are an unfathomable conundrum. I know this not from personal experience (the last time I... More  →
How to Tell If a Guy Likes You (According to Classic Literature)

9 Classics Reimagined as Modern YA Novels

By ShahzodaJune 27, 2018
You may have noticed that 90% of all books are YA novels. (This is definitely a real statistic, probably. I mean, it... More  →
9 Classics Reimagined as Modern YA Novels

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