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It Was Definitely a Time: The First Line of Dickens’s A TALE OF TWO CITIES

What does "it was the best of times, it was the worst of times" mean? One reader investigates A Tale of Two Cities first line.

20 Must-Read Free Classics You Can Find on Project Gutenberg

Catch up on the classics and let us help you sift through countless titles with this list of great free classics on Project Gutenberg.

Experience Shakespeare Online During Quarantine

When schools shifted online, culture shifted online, too. Now, there are more ways to experience Shakespeare online than ever before.

8 Fascinating Characters From Arthurian Legend

You may know King Arthur and Merlin, but there are many other characters from Arthurian legends worth considering. Here are some interesting ones.

In Defense of the “Modern” Adaptation

In defense of the modern adaptation of classics.

Gothic Novels I’d Like to See as Graphic Novels

Inspired by a Zoom course on early gothic literature, this comics reader recommends these classic gothic tales for the graphic novel treatment.

Retell Me a Story: Classics Made Humorous

Meet new characters while revisiting comfortingly familiar narratives through these humorous versions of classics told in fiction and comics.

Why You Should Reread TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD as an Adult

Many of us read the Harper Lee classic, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, in school, but how much of it went over our heads, and how much remains all too timely?

Which Classic Book Are You? A Bookish Quiz

Are you sunlight and polite? Or broody and bent on revenge? Find out which classic book you are in this fun, quick bookish quiz!

How PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Characters Would React to Social Distancing

Wondering how your favorite PRIDE AND PREJUDICE character would react to COVID-19 related social distancing? Cue dream sequence.

24 Evocative Sylvia Plath Quotes

Sylvia Plath is one of those writers, and Sylvia Plath quotes can evoke every emotion from the depths of despair to the heights of joy.

Take the Jane Austen Enneagram Quiz: Which Heroine Are You?

So, what’s your Jane Austen Enneagram match? Tell us your Enneagram number and find out which Jane Austen heroine is the same type.

Which EMMA Character Are You Based on Your Zodiac Sign?

Jane Fairfax, Knightley, Emma--which EMMA character are you? Find out which of the Jane Austen characters you would be based on your zodiac sign.

The Connection Between Jane Austen’s EMMA and AMÉLIE

Taking a look at the striking similarities between Jane Austen's EMMA and Jean-Pierre Jeunet's AMÉLIE, as well as the protagonists' differences.

Why Is The BOOK OF KELLS Important?

People have been writing about the Book of Kells since the 12th century, and one historian even concluded it was written by an angel.