14 Powerful Quotes from Literature (That Everyone Always Forgets About)
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14 Powerful Quotes from Literature (That Everyone Always Forgets About)

Literature is chock full of quotable quotes. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” for instance. Also “It is a truth universally that a single man in possession of a …

13 Literary Names You're Probably Pronouncing Wrong
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13 Literary Names You’re Probably Pronouncing Wrong

The definition of hell is “reading out loud in class and coming to a word you don’t know.” (Don’t verify this with Merriam-Webster, just trust me.) Now, I understand that people’s names in particular are …

6 Scenes from the Book That Were WAY Too Disturbing for the Movie Adaptation
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6 Scenes from the Book That Were WAY Too Disturbing for the Movie Adaptation

Sometimes, filmmakers leave stuff out of the movie because there simply isn’t enough time to include everything that happened in the book.  But other times, filmmakers leave stuff out of the movie because the stuff …

QUIZ: Can You Guess the Book from the One-Star Review?
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QUIZ: Can You Guess the Book from the One-Star Review?

One-star reviews are the best thing in the world to me because most of them give off this frantic energy, this unhinged sense of purpose. “I must yell about this book online or I’ll DIE,” …

The 15 Most Iconic Lines in All of <i>Harry Potter</i>

The 15 Most Iconic Lines in All of Harry Potter

I’m not sure if you know this, but the Harry Potter books are really quite good. They’re stunning, imaginative works of fiction, each line of life-changing prose simply better than the last. One minute, they …

6 of the Most Bizarre Literary Fan Theories
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6 of the Most Bizarre Literary Fan Theories

For some people, when the story is over, the real fun is only just beginning. You see, when the narrative reaches its inevitable conclusion, THAT’S when certain fans take to the Internet with their own …

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

Some books are easy to read, and others? Well, others are difficult. In the time it took me to struggle through The Sound and the Fury once, I could have read Of Mice and Men …

QUIZ: Can You Guess the Classic Novel from a Single Paragraph?
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QUIZ: Can You Guess the Classic Novel from a Single Paragraph?

I get it. You were just minding your own business, studying, when you got distracted by these quizzes on the side of the page. Now you’re twelve quizzes deep and there’s no end in sight. …

Macbeth As Told in a Series of Texts

Macbeth As Told in a Series of Texts

“But Elodie, they didn’t have texting in Shakespeare’s day,” I can hear you saying. But I’ll tell you right now: you cannot read this article with an attitude like that. You simply can’t. For the …

Everything Jane Austen Lied to Me About
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Everything Jane Austen Lied to Me About

I grew up believing my life would be like a Jane Austen novel, owing almost entirely to my own lack of critical thinking skills. Imagine my surprise when I discovered this was not the case! …

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