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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

7 Disturbing Details from Classic Novels (That You Probably Don't Remember)

By ElodieJune 21, 2018
Classic novels do this thing where they spend paragraph after paragraph describing the misty moors, or the history of Paris, or how... More  →
7 Disturbing Details from Classic Novels (That You Probably Don't Remember)

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Greek Mythology?

By ElodieJune 11, 2018
Are you one of those people who knows a lot about Greek mythology? Or are you one of those people who THINKS... More  →
QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Greek Mythology?

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

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

By ElodieMay 21, 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 7 Most Embarrassing Deaths in Literature, Ranked

By ElodieMay 10, 2018
Sometimes, fictional deaths are cool because the character in question was a jerk and the way they died was karmically awesome. Other... More  →
The 7 Most Embarrassing Deaths in Literature, Ranked

5 Iconic Fictional Romances (That Probably Won't Last)

By ElodieApril 20, 2018
Sometimes a romance is doomed to fail and everyone knows it. I have a friend who is seeing a guy who says... More  →
5 Iconic Fictional Romances (That Probably Won't Last)