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CLASSIC NOVELS

7 of the Most Memorable Long Sentences In Lit

7 of the Most Memorable Long Sentences In Lit

Literature is full of stunning examples of looooooooooong sentences, both properly punctuated and not (ahem…John Updike). For example, there’s Molly Bloom’s 36-page, two-sentence monologue in Ulysses, or Victor Hugo’s 800-plus line in Les Misérables. While sentences like these are sights to behold, they also demand […]

by × March 14, 2014 ×

THE SINGLE LIFE

11 Books That’ll Make You Glad You’re Single

11 Books That’ll Make You Glad You’re Single

What kind of single person are you? The kind that stands on a mountaintop, letting out a primal roar of freedom? Or one that stares out a window watching the rain drip down the glass, wondering where your life went […]

by × February 6, 2014 ×

CHARACTERS

The Best Witches in Literature

The Best Witches in Literature

Something wicked this way comes: Halloween’s almost here, and the witching season is at hand! While the trick-or-treating masses still play up the nastiest of stereotypes—green skin, black robes, obsession with people’s pretties—literature offers up any number of wonderful (and […]

by × October 14, 2013 ×