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20 Literary First Date Ideas

By ElodieOctober 18, 2017
So you’ve finally done it. You’ve made a genuine connection with another person, you’ve established a mutual interest, you’ve followed each other... More  →
20 Literary First Date Ideas

The 7 Most Awkward Moments in Classic Literature, Ranked

By ElodieOctober 12, 2017
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

QUIZ: How Would You Die in Greek Mythology?

By ElodieSeptember 26, 2017
I always figured I knew how I would die in Greek mythology (rejected, lovelorn, pecked to death by an eagle who is... More  →
QUIZ: How Would You Die in Greek Mythology?

Classic Lit Recaps to Speed-Read If You Didn't Do Your Homework for English Class

By ElodieSeptember 25, 2017
There is nothing worse than walking into school and realizing that you did approximately zero reading for English class last night. The Great... More  →
Classic Lit Recaps to Speed-Read If You Didn't Do Your Homework for English Class

50 Essay Topics for the Most SparkNoted Books

By ElodieSeptember 8, 2017
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

5 Books We Would Love to See Gender-Swapped

By ElodieSeptember 8, 2017
Lord of the Flies is getting an all-female movie reboot, which you probably already know and are having thoughts about.... More  →
5 Books We Would Love to See Gender-Swapped

13 Literary Names You're Probably Pronouncing Wrong

By ElodieAugust 31, 2017
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

All the Books on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in Pie Charts

By ElodieAugust 17, 2017
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

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

By ElodieJuly 25, 2017
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)

13 Books That Went from 0 to 100 Real Quick

By ElodieJuly 20, 2017
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