QUIZ: Is This a Quote by the Hero of the Story, or the Villain?
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QUIZ: Is This a Quote by the Hero of the Story, or the Villain?

Heroes and villains. You may think it’s easy to tell them apart because one wields a sword and is destined to save us all while the other has a laugh that’s really more of a …

QUIZ: Can You Guess the Book from a Bad One-Sentence Summary?
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QUIZ: Can You Guess the Book from a Bad One-Sentence Summary?

We get it. You know books. You know them by their first sentence, by their last sentence, probably by their fourth sentence of the seventh paragraph in the twenty-eighth chapter. But would you know them by …

Literary Characters Summed Up in Quotes from <i>The Office</i>
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Literary Characters Summed Up in Quotes from The Office

It’s pretty easy to describe characters from literature. We have a whole website about it. What’s DIFFICULT is describing characters from literature using nothing but quotes from The Office. You think just anyone can watch …

5 Haunted Houses in Literature You Wouldn’t Want to Live In
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5 Haunted Houses in Literature You Wouldn’t Want to Live In

My mom used to be a real estate agent, and she once had these clients who were desperate to sell their house because they claimed it had ghosts. They said they’d heard weird noises at night …

Shakespeare Plays Ranked in Order of How Easy They Are to Study
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Shakespeare Plays Ranked in Order of How Easy They Are to Study

At best, Shakespeare’s plays are bit difficult. At worst, they are a baffling jumble of non-words and should be thrown into the fire immediately. I spend most of my time looking for Shakespeare lines that …

Every Book on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in <i>Schitt's Creek</i> Quotes
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Every Book on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in Schitt’s Creek Quotes

If you’re anything like me, then you’ve been waiting for season 6 of Schitt’s Creek to hit Netflix ever since season 5 of Schitt’s Creek hit Netflix. Like me, I bet you’ve also eaten an …

QUIZ: Is This a <i>Wuthering Heights</i> Quote or a Sam Smith Lyric?
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QUIZ: Is This a Wuthering Heights Quote or a Sam Smith Lyric?

If it’s themes of heartbreak, madness, and the ghosts of past love that you’re after, look no further than Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë.  That, or Sam Smith’s entire discography.  There’s really no difference between …

20 Tried-and-True First Date Ideas from Literature
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20 Tried-and-True First Date Ideas from Literature

So you’ve finally done it. You’ve made a genuine connection with another person, you’ve established a mutual interest, you’ve followed each other on Instagram and accidentally liked each other’s selfies from 2013. What comes next …

QUIZ: Which Shakespearean Death Would You Die?
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QUIZ: Which Shakespearean Death Would You Die?

Guys, I want a Shakespearean death scene. In all likelihood, I’m going to die as I lived—in bed, covered in Doritos and binge-watching Gilmore Girls on Netflix for the umpteenth time—and I’ve come to terms …

20 Quotes from Literature That Are So Heartbreaking, They'll Make You Cry
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20 Quotes from Literature That Are So Heartbreaking, They’ll Make You Cry

I’m just going to be super up-front about this: my goal here is to make you cry. I cried while writing this thing, and if I had to be tearful and sniffling in a coffee …

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