Erudite Frights for All Hallow’s Night: Ten Spine-Tingling Lines from Literature

Here at eNotes, we would NEVER let Halloween pass without a few good scares from the masters of horror!  Let’s all take a break from the tedious terror of government shutdowns and 404 Errors of the new healthcare law and enjoy some scares that are a lot more fun. 1.  “The shortest horror story:   The…

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How Reading Kafka Can Make You Smarter

Got a big test coming up? Think you’ve tried every study tip available? Think again… Here’s one you likely haven’t heard of: read a short story by Franz Kafka before your exam and you may come out of it with an improved test score. The short story in question is a surreal work by Kafka…

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