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The Funniest SparkNotes Memes Only A True Lit Nerd Will Get  

Bailey Brown
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List Rules Bookworms, vote up the memes you find hilarious.

The best literary memes combine classic literature with modern entertainment tropes. Take, for instance, those found on the Twitter and Instagram pages for SparkNotes - they mention Ernest Hemingway and Lady Macbeth as often as Kevin Malone and Tan France. If you've ever wondered how The Odyssey would play out in the 21st century or how Edgar Allan Poe might subtweet that raven, SparkNotes has you covered.

Anyone who read Shakespeare in high school probably referenced the internet's best literary study tool, and much like literature itself, SparkNotes has evolved with the times, making the classic novels only English nerds remember reading accessible with simple humor. The funniest literary memes only true bookworms will understand invites a community of readers to laugh about the authors who defined our understanding of contemporary works. 

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The Brevity Of Hemingway
The Brevity Of Hemingway is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest SparkNotes Memes Only A True Lit Nerd Will Get
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All You Ever (Don’t) Want To Know About Whaling
All You Ever (Don’t) Want To K... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest SparkNotes Memes Only A True Lit Nerd Will Get
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And So It Took 10 Years To Get Home
And So It Took 10 Years To Get... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest SparkNotes Memes Only A True Lit Nerd Will Get
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Keats Is Sweating
Keats Is Sweating is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest SparkNotes Memes Only A True Lit Nerd Will Get
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