Lay vs Lie

Lay vs Lie


All Hail the Power of the Mighty Cinnamonsugar Churro Rocket

Check out this article Business Insider detailing a high school senior’s acceptance into 5 Ivy League schools and Stanford.

A Data Analyst’s Take on Shakespeare

Data research analyst Martin Grandjean created an infographic that dissects Shakespearean tragedies.

What’s the Difference Between A While and Awhile?

Check out this blog post from the folks at


A Poem of Punctuation

Read it on Brainpickings

The Most Misused Words in English 

Check it out here. 

W.H. Auden’s 1941 Literature Syllabus

In case anyone thought a couple of textbooks were too much.

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Using Contractions in Formal Writing

Check out this post from Grammar Girl.

10 Shakespearean Terms of Endearment

Another blog post from

How Literature Inspires Empathy
Joe Fassler,

The Egyptian writer and activist Alaa Al Aswany explains how one word in Dostoyevsky’s novel The House of the Dead showed him how literature can help us understand one another.

By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their…