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The 7 Best Times Men Were Terrified of Women in Classic Literature

By ElodieJanuary 7, 2019
"Woman does a thing, society freaks out" is one of my favorite things that can happen in a book. Obviously "villains monologuing unnecessarily"... More  →
The 7 Best Times Men Were Terrified of Women in Classic Literature

Great American Novels, Ranked by How Much We Hate Them

By ElodieDecember 11, 2018
I try not to hate things. It distracts me from emotions I feel more strongly about, like the unbridled joy I feel... More  →
Great American Novels, Ranked by How Much We Hate Them

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

All the Best Fictional Villains Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieNovember 13, 2018
People have spent entire books, movies, and prematurely cancelled TV shows exploring and explaining the inner machinations of literature's most notorious villains. But because... More  →
All the Best Fictional Villains Summed Up in a Single Sentence

Classic Novels, Ranked in Order of How Easy They Are to Study

By ElodieNovember 7, 2018

Some books are easy to read, and others? Well, others are difficult. In the time it took me to struggle... More  →

Classic Novels, Ranked in Order of How Easy They Are to Study

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

6 Books That Were So Much Better Than the Movie It's Ridiculous

By ElodieSeptember 6, 2018
I try not to be that guy who gets upset when the movie is different from the book. Everyone hates that guy,... More  →
6 Books That Were So Much Better Than the Movie It's Ridiculous

Every Book on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in a Quote from The Office

By ElodieAugust 20, 2018
I am not a teacher. Teachers are the real MVPs, and I don't have the patience, the stamina, or quite frankly the... More  →
Every Book on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in a Quote from <i>The Office</i>