Lord of the Flies

by William Golding

The Hired Girl

Laura Amy Schlitz

Thesis Statements: Four Steps to a Great Essay

If you’re going to write a winning essay, you definitely need a thesis. That’s why I decided to make you a step-by-step video on how to write an awesome thesis statement. Writing a thesis statement is all about figuring out the main idea for your paper, and then explaining that main idea to your reader. […]

Roger Chillingworth: The Scarlet Letter's devil, you know.

I have to write a paper on Roger Chillingworth from The Scarlet Letter, but what is there to say about him? He’s the devil. Hawthorne tells the reader that like a million times. How am I supposed to fill up four pages talking about how satanic he is? Help! –P.A. USA Roger Chillingworth definitely comes […]

Custom House Head-Case:
Why is Hawthorne such a bore?

The Custom House chapter in The Scarlet Letter is boring me out of my mind. I have no idea what’s going on or why I’m even reading it. FML. Please explain…save me…anything. --M.P. USA Has there been a single person in the history of forever who hasn’t been bored to tears by this introductory chapter […]

Memorize anything: Five killer memory strategies

Memorize anything? Yes, you can. And it's not to late to learn how...even if you have a giant test tomorrow and, suddenly, you're supposed to memorize the information on an inch-think stack of notecards and you’re sure you’ll never remember all of it. Or any of it. Forget the fear, here's the fact: Memorization is […]

How to do a to-do list

To-do lists don’t work. Unless you’re the kind of person who doesn’t need one anyway. (So says the Harvard Business Review, and who is 60sR to argue with them?) But what if we were to tell you that cognitive science suggests a way to blast through tonight’s homework load…using a turbo-charged to-do. What to do? […]

The Scarlet Letter

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