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Snapchats from Classic Literature

By ElodieNovember 17, 2017
Don’t pretend you’re too good for Snapchat. The truth is, nobody is too good for the dog filter—not you, not I, and not... More  →
Snapchats from Classic Literature

7 Disturbing Details from Classic Novels (That You Probably Don't Remember)

By ElodieNovember 15, 2017
Classic novels do this thing where they spend paragraph after paragraph describing the misty moors, or the history of Paris, or how... More  →
7 Disturbing Details from Classic Novels (That You Probably Don't Remember)

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

By ElodieOctober 27, 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

The 7 Most WTF Moments in Classic Literature

By ElodieOctober 24, 2017
"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

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

7 Literary Characters Who Had Absolutely No Chill

By ElodieSeptember 5, 2017
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

QUIZ: Is This a Fall Out Boy Lyric or a Wuthering Heights Quote?

By ElodieAugust 11, 2017
Fall Out Boy is notorious for their song titles that go on forever. Most 19th-century novelists did the same thing with chapter... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a Fall Out Boy Lyric or a Wuthering Heights Quote?

The 8 Most Messed-Up Relationships in Literature

By ElodieAugust 9, 2017
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

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)