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24 Halloween Costume Ideas That All Book Nerds Will Love

Paging all aspiring Harrys and Hermiones.

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community to show us the best literary-themed Halloween costumes they've ever had. Here are the results (that might get you inspired for your own costume)!

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8. Impress your high school English teacher with this one.

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Senior year of high school, I came to school as Hester Prynne. Sadly, my costume wasn’t nearly as good as the one in this post, but I brought a baby Pearl around school with me all day. My high school was a magnet school for the arts, so we took our Halloween costumes VERY seriously. This one was certainly a teacher favorite! —aldonoho

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14. And you can even use it to wax philosophical.

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Last year I went as the troubled prince Hamlet. As a high school teacher, I couldn't resist this play on the classic Hamlet line for my Instagram caption: "Alas, poor Yorick, your grades were just not that great this quarter. How's that for a scary Halloween?" —michaelan3

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