10 Popular Songs With Literary Roots

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Books, movies, music… the media. They influence and mimic (and steal from) one another, resulting in a rich network of ideas and entertainment.

At eNotes, we are unabashedly biased toward the written word (#BookNerdPride), and become giddy when books are the source of motion pictures or other modern cultural benchmarks. While bopping my head to some Lana Del Rey last week, “hey, Lolita, heyyyy” blasted through my headphones; I became curious about other modern songs with bookish Easter eggs. A bit of Wikipedia studious research later, and I was pleasantly surprised with all the hit songs with literary inspirations. Continue Reading ›

eNotes Homework Help: November Discussion Starters

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Our Homework Help service helps students and teachers on their toughest academic questions. Our Educators have answered more than 300,000 questions–some straightforward with decidedly black/white answers, and others more open to interpretation and, consequently, discussion.

Each month we’re compiling some of our favorite Homework Help questions to initiate debate or rich conversation in your classroom. Enjoy! Continue Reading ›

New to eNotes: Essay Lab

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Write better essays with our latest service, Essay Lab! Get the feedback you need to make your essay great.

What is Essay Lab?

Our mission at eNotes is to assist in the success of our students–providing them with the resources they need to excel in the classroom and beyond. We built Essay Lab to help meet the needs of students asking us for academic feedback on their writing assignments.

We handpicked educators with superior skills in editing, writing, and showing students how to make their writing stronger. Our writing experts provide paragraph by paragraph feedback on grammar, sentence structure and flow, thesis statements, and more. Continue Reading ›