#Classics

12 Jane Austen Quotes for Women Who Take Up Space

A Black woman on her unapologetic love for Jane Austen and Jane Austen quotes about women taking up space.

Retellings and Reimaginings of MACBETH’s Weird Sisters

Beware prophesies and powerful women who know you better than you know yourself. Get to know MACBETH's Weird Sisters and their likenesses.

Why We Should Still Read Shakespeare

Shakespeare's works are everywhere, and students are continually expected to read them. Why? Is he still that important? Yes, and here's why.

How Beth’s Death in LITTLE WOMEN Contributed to My Health Anxiety

I was always an anxious kid, but Beth's death in LITTLE WOMEN gave me a lifelong health anxiety I'm still trying to shake.

The Meaning of ANNA KARENINA’s First Line

Anna Karenina's first line is one of the most famous openings to a novel in all of literature. We explore what it means and the themes it presents.

The N-Word: Confronting Racial Slurs In Literature

Just because it's in the book doesn't mean we should feel free to say it. A reader on how to approach the N-word and racial slurs in literature.

16 Insightful Quotes from A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN

16 inspiring and insightful quotes from A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN.

20 Of The Best Short Classic Books

These short classic books are perfect for anyone who's been wanting to increase their classics intake but just hasn't found the time!

Our “Controversial” LITTLE WOMEN Opinions

With the new adaptation coming soon to a theater near you, Rioters got to thinking, and talking about, their controversial LITTLE WOMEN opinions.

QUIZ: Can You Match the Title to the Puffin Classics Deluxe Edition Cover?

Can you match the title to the Penguin classics deluxe edition?

Jane Austen Heroines Ranked by Badassery

In a course on Austen’s work in college I ranked the Jane Austen heroines by how badass they are. Here are the definitive results.

The Best Jane Austen Sentences

In honor of the author's birthday, one reader rounds up the best Jane Austen sentences from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, PERSUASION, EMMA, and more.

From ANNE WITH AN E to ANNE OF AVONLEA

Fans of ANNE WITH AN E know that the show isn't canon, but will its final season return to the books with ANNE OF AVONLEA?

Inequality and Want: Scenes From A CHRISTMAS CAROL

A roundup of quotes from A CHRISTMAS CAROL on the themes of inequality and want.

The History Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL

A brief history of the story behind Charles Dickens's A CHRISTMAS CAROL.