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7 Brutal Literary Breakup Texts

Sorry babe, I gotta Ishbail.

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1. Ron and Hermione

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2. Romeo and Juliet

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3. Cleopatra and Mark Antony

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4. Arwen and Aragorn

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5. Sir Lancelot and Elaine

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6. Zelda Fitzgerald and F. Scott Fitzgerald

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7. Jack Kerouac and any woman ever

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For more texts from your favorite literary characters, check out Mallory Ortberg's Texts From Jane Eyre, available now.

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