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!
If there is a villain in the story, it is probably Sula. It's pretty hard to get past the fact that she sleeps with her best friend's husband, no matter what the reason. And the fact that she refuses to apologize or admit to any wrongdoing makes her even harder to like.