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7 Beloved Fictional Characters Who Are Secretly Terrible People

By ElodieJanuary 15, 2019
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

New Year's Resolutions of Fictional Characters

By ElodieDecember 31, 2018
There’s just something about the dawning of a new age that makes people want to resolve to do better. It doesn’t matter... More  →
New Year's Resolutions of Fictional Characters

Honest Names for All the Books You'll Have to Read in Your English Class

By ElodieDecember 3, 2018
Very rarely does a novel’s title give you any indication of what you’re getting yourself into. For instance, Beowulf sounds like it’s... More  →
Honest Names for All the Books You'll Have to Read in Your English Class

The 13 Biggest Overreactions in Literature, As Told in Texts

By ElodieNovember 19, 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

13 Books That Went from 0 to 100 Real Quick

By ElodieOctober 29, 2018
When it comes to books, there is a Point A and a Point B, and then a bunch of stuff that happens... More  →
13 Books That Went from 0 to 100 Real Quick

5 Literary Antagonists Who Were Technically the Good Guys, If You Think About It

By ElodieOctober 24, 2018
All fictional characters exist on a sliding scale of hero and villain, except for Umbridge, who’s just pure dagnasty evil and the... More  →
5 Literary Antagonists Who Were Technically the Good Guys, If You Think About It

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

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

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