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The 7 Most Awkward Moments in Classic Literature, Ranked

By ElodieOctober 9, 2018
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

The 8 Most Messed-Up Relationships in Literature

By ElodieSeptember 7, 2018
Being the love-starved loser that I am, I’ve always been a big fan of fictional relationships. But while some are an ideal... More  →
The 8 Most Messed-Up Relationships in Literature

7 Literary Characters Who Had Absolutely No Chill

By ElodieAugust 22, 2018
If I could, I would ascribe some other phrase to these particular characters, but "no chill" is the only thing that feels... More  →
7 Literary Characters Who Had Absolutely No Chill

The 13 Biggest Overreactions in Literature, As Told in Texts

By ElodieAugust 17, 2018
Characters in classic literature are good at a great many things, including but not limited to eating stale bread, wearing corsets, and... More  →
The 13 Biggest Overreactions in Literature, As Told in Texts

How Fictional Characters Would Break Up With You Over Text

By ElodieJuly 31, 2018
Breaking up can be tough. One minute you’re in love, the next minute you’re returning his letters and he’s plotting... More  →
How Fictional Characters Would Break Up With You Over Text

The 7 Most WTF Moments in Classic Literature

By ElodieJuly 24, 2018
"Being really old and vaguely important" is pretty much the defining trait of all classic literature. This combined with the fact that... More  →
The 7 Most WTF Moments in Classic Literature

How to Solve Personal Problems, According to Gothic Literature

By Charlotte MillerJuly 18, 2018
Characters in gothic literature seem to experience one disaster after another—we're side-eyeing you, here, Jane Eyre— and you'd think that with all of... More  →
How to Solve Personal Problems, According to Gothic Literature

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)

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