Thug Notes

Thug Notes

A Street-smart Guide to Classic Literature

Book - 2015
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Sparky Sweets, PhD, and Wisecrack proudly present this outrageously funny, ultra-sharp guide to literature based on the hit online series, Thug Notes . Inside, you'll find hilarious plot breakdowns and masterful analyses of sixteen of literature's most beloved classics, including: Things Fall Apart , To Kill a Mockingbird , Hamlet , The Catcher in the Rye , Lord of the Flies , Pride and Prejudice , and more!

The series Thug Notes has been featured on BET, PBS, and NPR and has been used in hundreds of classrooms around the world. Whether you're a student, teacher, or straight-up literary gangster like Dr. Sweets, Thug Notes has got you covered. You'll certainly never look at literature the same way again.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2015.
ISBN: 9781101873045
Branch Call Number: 818.607 SWEETS S
Characteristics: 288 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm


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Funny and smart! Hip-hop lingo translations of classic literature made accessible to all. On a serious note, some critics are concerned Thug Notes will encourage main stream culture to appropriate hip-hop language. Sparky Sweets is actor & comedian Greg Edwards. Enjoy many more titles in vide... Read More »

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