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

By ElodieFebruary 14, 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

Valentine's Day Cards from Fictional Characters

By ElodieFebruary 13, 2018
Valentine’s Day was easier in elementary school. Everyone got 25 cards no matter what, and you didn’t know about calories yet so... More  →
Valentine's Day Cards from Fictional Characters

If Literature's Biggest Romantics Could Text

By ElodieFebruary 8, 2018
There is no one in the history of the world who is GOOD at texting. I myself have sent thousands of texts... More  →
If Literature's Biggest Romantics Could Text

7 WTF Lessons from Classic Novels

By ElodieFebruary 6, 2018
The whole point of books is to teach us how to be better people. Always stay true to yourself, don’t give up,... More  →
7 WTF Lessons from Classic Novels

7 Beloved Fictional Characters Who Are Secretly Terrible People

By ElodieJanuary 25, 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

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

By ElodieJanuary 10, 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)

QUIZ: Is This a Coldplay Lyric or a Quote from The Odyssey?

By ElodieJanuary 8, 2018
The Odyssey is believed to have been written sometime in the 8th century BC. In 2016 AD, Coldplay performed at the Super... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a Coldplay Lyric or a Quote from <i>The Odyssey</i>?

New Year's Resolutions of Fictional Characters

By ElodieJanuary 3, 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

Every Classic Lit Recap You Will Ever Need

By SparkLifeDecember 27, 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  →
Every Classic Lit Recap You Will Ever Need

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

By ElodieDecember 7, 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