15 Outstanding Works Of Literature Ruined In One Sentence

Spoiler alert! Seriously.

1. William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

Spoiler alert: It doesn’t work out for these two.

2. John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men

Spoiler alert: George shoots Lennie in the head.

3. William Golding’s Lord of the Flies

Spoiler alert: The kids murder a kid.

4. William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying

Spoiler alert: All the identities collapse.

5. Toni Morrison’s Beloved

Spoiler alert: History is sorrow.

6. Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

Spoiler alert: They get over their issues.

7. Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Spoiler alert: Oscar dies.

8. Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita

Spoiler alert: He’s a goddamn pedophile.

9. Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird

Spoiler alert: Juries are racist.

10. George Orwell’s 1984

Spoiler alert: You can’t beat Big Brother.

11. Vergil’s Aeneid

Spoiler alert: Aeneas bounces, so Dido kills herself.

12. Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter

Spoiler alert: The preacher is the baby-daddy.

13. Herman Melville’s Moby Dick

Spoiler alert: The whale wins.

14. Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary

Spoiler alert: Emma sleeps around, then takes arsenic and dies.

15. Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex

Spoiler alert: Oedipus fucks his mom.

Shoutout to the nerd who spoiled the Bible for his help.

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