From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
Why couldn't this dude just let me die? If you see a baby abandoned on a mountain, there's probably a good reason for it. Wait, that came out wrong. [The Child Oedipus Brought Back to Life by the Shepherd Phorbas by Antoine-Denis Chaudet, 1801] Public domain.