verb- to sparknote is: to use the resourses conveniently allocated at the website www.sparknotes.com to help one quickly absorb critical information on a piece of literature or reading material (that was either too stupid, too long, too boring, or one was just too stinking lazy to read) in order to allow the recieving of a good grade on the test or evaluation for the corresponding piece of literature.
Usage Note: The time at which one typically partakes in the act of sparknoting is usually in close proximity to the time of the test or evaluation, moreover, the night prior.
Yo dude! I didn't even read To Kill a Mockingbird. All I did was spaknote it and i got a 100% on the test.
Man, Great Expectatiions is huge. Charles Dickens really needed to learn how to be more concise. I am definately going to have to sparknote this one.
Dude, the test is in two days and you haven't even turned a page. You are gonna get the shaft if you don't sparknote it.
mankind's greatest invention. summarizes boring books high school students have to read, in little paragrpahs for every chapter. you can still get the idea of what the book's about without spending countless hours reading the damn thing.
also avilable for subjects such as history, math, science, chemistry, government, etc.
Oh fuck. I have a test on Macbeth tomorrow. Sparknotes to the rescue!
website that enables many students to pass. It's not cheating, its 'helping'.
"I wouldn't have had a clue what to write in my shakespeare essay if I hadn't used sparknotes!"
Not necessarily a tool for the slackers. People who have read the actual book can also use it to get grounds for their ideas, see important themes missed, and get aquinted with the public opinion; so that by the time of the actual test, one's opinion is supported, strong, ellaborative and analytical.
Besides, it's written in good English and is proven to be surprisingly reliable; with the exeption of some trivial tries for 'abstract' thought wandering, which could be easily spotted, anyhow.
Why wikipedia when you have SparkNotes?
Why get a B when you have SparkNotes?
A godsend when teachers/lecturer's assign bad books or bad topics that the student can not be bothered to read.
"I would have failed year 11 literature if it wasn't for spark notes"
"spark notes is king"
The lazy persons way to do a book report, study for a test, or do a project without...acually reading the book.
Designed for: Kids who sleep, annoying kids, hung-over college students, Super-seniors, and everyone else who thinks reading is gay.
Kid 1(on instant messanger): God im finally done with that fucking book and the book report, Rose of Sharon is a stinky hoe.
Kid 2(on Instant messanger): Oh shit i gotta finish that
::10 minutes later::
Kid 1(on Instant messanger): Give up?
Kid 2(on Instant messanger): Fuck no i used Sparknotes
a gift to man from On High! a way for every lazy high schooler to get the jist of nearly any book while letting the gay kids actually go through the trouble of reading a book all the way through...
don't use Sparknotes if you think Starbucks is a cool place to hang out or you're a guy and like it in the pooper...
read Gulliver's Travels by tomorow? fuck that I've got xBox to play...I'll just Sparknote it...
this is Sparknotes...this is beer...
A website that makes English class useless, if it isn't already.
The teacher spent the whole period trying to explain the book to his students, but once they looked it up on Spark Notes they understood it.