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15 Outstanding Works Of Literature Ruined In One Sentence

Spoiler alert! Seriously.

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1. William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

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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

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Spoiler alert: The kids murder a kid.

4. William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying

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Spoiler alert: All the identities collapse.

5. Toni Morrison's Beloved

Spoiler alert: History is sorrow.

6. Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

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Spoiler alert: They get over their issues.

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

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Spoiler alert: Oscar dies.

8. Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita

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Spoiler alert: He's a goddamn pedophile.

9. Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird

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Spoiler alert: Juries are racist.

10. George Orwell's 1984

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Spoiler alert: You can't beat Big Brother.

11. Vergil's Aeneid

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Spoiler alert: Aeneas bounces, so Dido kills herself.

12. Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

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Spoiler alert: The preacher is the baby-daddy.

13. Herman Melville's Moby Dick

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Spoiler alert: The whale wins.

14. Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary

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

15. Sophocles' Oedipus Rex

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Spoiler alert: Oedipus fucks his mom.

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

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