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11 Classic Novels Reimagined With Clickbait Titles

You’re familiar with clickbait titles, right? Upworthy is famous for them. BuzzFeed uses them, and they’re pretty much all over the internet.

So what if classic novels were renamed with clickbait titles? Yeah, I know, that’s a terrible idea, but I’m going to have a little fun with it anyway.

Here’s how I might rename these classic novels using clickbait: (HT to The Millions for this idea)

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This Man Threw a Million Dollar Party for his Ex-Girlfriend, and You Won’t Believe What Happened Next!

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10 Reasons You Don’t Want to Miss Your Period. #7 Will Shock You!

One Man Traveled Thousands of Miles to Drop a Ring into a Volcano. Read his Story.

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Private Schools Hate Him, and Women Don’t Understand Him. So Why Doesn’t He Care?

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This Small-Town Attorney will Restore your Faith in Humanity.

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These Four Men Went on a Canoe Trip, and What They Found in the Woods Will Shock You!

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Would You Read 3,600 Pages of Epic Boredom? Because, You Kinda Can.

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You’ll Never Guess What Happens Behind this Farm’s Closed Gates. (Hint: It’s Not What You Think!)

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Watch What Happens When this Teenage Gang Member Goes in for Therapy. (Tip: Make Sure You’re Sitting Down!)

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This Man Doesn’t Give a Damn, and We Bet You Can’t Guess Why. (Hint: Women)

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We Never Knew Rabies Could End a Relationship Until We Read This Couple’s Story.

Do you want to give it a go? What novels would you rename with clickbait?

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  1. Reblogged this on rennydiokno.com.

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    May 8, 2015
  2. Excellent!

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    May 8, 2015
  3. Fabulous! I particularly love the last one!

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    May 8, 2015
    • I’ve always thought rabies would be a horrid way to go, especially if you’re in love.

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      May 8, 2015
  4. Wonderful post. I just love this. Kris.
    http://www.awritersden.wordpress.com

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    May 8, 2015
  5. uju #

    To kill a mockingbird

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    May 8, 2015
  6. Reblogged this on oshriradhekrishnabole.

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    May 8, 2015
  7. peachyperspective #

    love it!

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    May 8, 2015
  8. Loura Shares A Story #

    Haha! A good Friday post!

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    May 8, 2015
  9. LOL Great post Robert:-)

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    May 8, 2015
  10. I love the one for Their Eyes Were Watching God (I just read it recently, so it’s particularly timely) and Animal Farm. Definitely channeling the Buzzfeed spirit.

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    May 8, 2015
  11. Tom Sawyer: Learn how you can get your buddies to paint your house and get them to pay you to let them do it.
    Hamlet: Prince’s dad dies, uncle marries mom for the crown, prince is upset, runs into a ghost who used to be his dad, finds out his uncle murdered dad, ghost wants revenge, and that is only the first act. Four more to go.

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    May 8, 2015
  12. Loved this!

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    May 8, 2015
  13. Well done!!

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    May 8, 2015
  14. This was awesome!! Love it.

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    May 8, 2015
  15. Kênh youtube với những video hài hước và những video ý nghĩa cuộc sống với những bài học bổ ích có thể rút ra bài học cho bản thân mình

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    May 9, 2015
  16. The to kill a mockingbird one was perfect

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    May 10, 2015
  17. Reblogged this on Literacy Lounge Blog and commented:
    Well, now I will never look at a title the same way again. 🙂 It’s a good fun idea.

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    May 10, 2015
  18. Reblogged this on APL Blog Class.

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    May 11, 2015
  19. Genius! I just spat out my tea 🙂

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    May 16, 2015
  20. Reblogged this on Mind and Word.

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    May 26, 2015

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