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Famous Literature Told in Emojis

By Emma W.November 5, 2015
Are you a visual learner? Is the ornate, antiquated language of a Victorian novel or a Shakespeare play bogging you down? Is... More  →
Famous Literature Told in Emojis

The Best Ways to Start Any Essay

By Emma W.September 14, 2015
An untitled Microsoft Word Doc with your name, your teacher's name, the class, and the date; a working title ("Essay 1"); and... More  →
The Best Ways to Start Any Essay

Which American Literature Heroine Are You?

By Katie HayOctober 22, 2012
Sure, we all love a swashbuckling and strapping male hero, but let's be honest: if it wasn't for the classic heroines of... More  →
Which American Literature Heroine Are You?

Moby Dick in Space: Modern Movies Based on Literary Classics

By Vadim NewquistOctober 8, 2012
Herman Melville's classic tale of revenge and whale blubber is about to get the old Hollywood reboot treatment in a big way.... More  →
Moby Dick in Space: Modern Movies Based on Literary Classics

Updating the Covers of Classic Books

By Dan_BergsteinJanuary 26, 2011
Required reading would be much more fun if the covers of so-called classics reflected modern tastes. If publishers and educators were smart,... More  →
Updating the Covers of Classic Books

The Daily Trials of an English Major: Theme Parties!

By ContributorDecember 30, 2010
If there’s one thing I’ve learned from studying at a state university, it’s that people love a good theme party. My Monday... More  →
The Daily Trials of an English Major: Theme Parties!

Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 6

By ContributorDecember 13, 2010
wakwy's a natural at blogging the classics! —Sparkitors Chapter 7: The Governor's Hall The chapter is called "The Governor's Hall," but right... More  →
Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 6

Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 5

By ContributorDecember 6, 2010
Chapter 6 The chapter opens with Hester-Biscuit waiting for her young daughter Pearl to become a wild beast. No, seriously. She thinks that because... More  →
Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 5