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!
We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Thirteen Reasons Why

Thirteen Reasons Why


by Jay Asher

Related History & Literature on Shmoop

Available to teachers only as part of the Thirteen Reasons Why Teacher Pass

Thirteen Reasons WhyTeacher Pass includes:

  • Assignments & Activities
  • Reading Quizzes
  • Current Events & Pop Culture articles
  • Discussion & Essay Questions
  • Challenges & Opportunities
  • Related Readings in Literature & History

Sample of Related History & Literature on Shmoop

  1. Clay Jensen A.K.A. Holden Caulfield
    So why did Clay call himself Holden Caulfield on the matching survey? This discussion may shed some light on the similarities between the two characters.

  2. A Tragic Fleeting Love Story
    Sure Hannah starts the Clay tape with a line from Romeo and Juliet, but why exactly is the allusion in her story? Teenagers acting rashly, doomed love, tragic ending…. sound familiar? Check out the original love story.