How do you get an English major in the mood? Metaphorplay!
Sometimes, the only thing that can possibly be better than re-reading your favorite books is gathering with fellow readers to make fun of them. Making jokes about the things we love is always easy, and, when you add Twitter to the mix, the jokes really start cracking! Check out these fifteen insanely funny literature-centered tweets.
— Paperback Paradise (@paprbckparadise) March 28, 2017
therapist: so where did your problems begin?
— may wilkerson (@shutupmay) May 17, 2018
is it me or have the animorphs books gotten really boring pic.twitter.com/q8GL1xqmhk
— matt ? lubchansky (@Lubchansky) January 12, 2017
EXECUTIVE: this ones not about murder is it
STEPHEN KING: its about children
SK: in corn
E: thats nice
E: dammit Stephen
— rob elliott (@rockymomax) July 31, 2016
Not to brag, but I sigh as deeply and frequently as the average heroine in a Jane Austen novel.
— Josh Gondelman (@joshgondelman) September 25, 2015
When someone talks shit about Edgar Allen Poe pic.twitter.com/T01qGlvgPq
— jim adler (@johnxdenver) March 29, 2016
Gatsby? He says he was great. I don’t know. People are saying maybe not so great. I’ll make Gatsby great again. #trumpbookreport
— Brian Francis (@briandfrancis) October 20, 2016
he was ahead of his time pic.twitter.com/iQNVouihCN
— Josh (@shatterfront) January 2, 2017
adult fiction: I am riddled w ennui shall I cheat on my wife perhaps
YA fiction: overthrow govt and also kill its grasping maoist successor
— Anthony Oliveira (@meakoopa) December 18, 2016
This is the best description of how I handle my feelings ever pic.twitter.com/rc6pO66EB4
— Tim (@Playing_Dad) October 12, 2016
Romeo: check out this cat video
Juliet: omg dead ?
Juliet: i didn’t mean literally dead
— chuuch (@ch000ch) November 21, 2015
If you don’t touch your face in your author photo, readers might assume you don’t have hands. “How did (s)he even write this?” they’ll say.
— Mike Ingram (@mikeingram00) October 7, 2014
[sees girl reading The Catcher in the Rye]
“Ah I love that book. The way he just [clenches fist] catches all that frickin rye.”
— David Hughes (@david8hughes) June 1, 2014
I used to love correcting people’s grammar until I realized what I loved more was having friends.
— Mara “Get Rid of the Nazis” Wilson (@MaraWilson) February 8, 2014
“How did your grammar competition go?”
— dan mentos (@DanMentos) July 16, 2015
Featured Image via Twitter.