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14+ Infographics That Will Make You A Literary Wizard

Written by: Nadya Khoja

Aug 05, 2018

literature infographics

Do you ever find yourself surrounded by literary geniuses who just seemed to have read every book known to man kind? Do you often find yourself unable to keep up with the storylines, characters and metaphors?

Well, these literature infographics can help you brush up on your book smarts!


1. Annie John by Jamaica Kincaid Infographic

This study guide infographic breaks down the major characters, themes and symbols in Kincaid’s classic novel. This infographic is the perfect refresher for right before a test.

Annie John Infographic


2. Games Of Thrones by George R.R. Martin Infographic

If we’re talking complex fantasy books, Game of Thrones is up there on the list. Seriously, who can keep track of it all? Well, we on the Venngage team did our best when we put together this infographic showing every betrayal that takes place in Game of Thrones. Read the full article here.

game of thrones infographic


3. Flowers For Algernon by Daniel Keyes Infographic

This fun cartoon-y infographic summarizes the plot of this thought-provoking novel. Infographics can help make complex topics easier to understand.

flowers for algernon

4. The Hero’s Journey Infographic

This infographic is technically about movies, but the concept applies to books as well. Many of the stories we know and love follow the same basic narrative pattern–this pattern is known as the “hero’s journey”. You can find out more about the hero’s journey here.

hero's journey



5. Hamlet by William Shakespeare Infographic

Do you find it hard to follow what happens in Shakespeare’s plays? You’re not alone. Here’s a flow chart of the events that take place in each act of the play.

hamlet infographic



6. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien Infographic

It’s a big, scary world out there. Particularly if you’re a hobbit. This Hobbit Survival Guide for Middle Earth infographic will help you prepare for any orcs, dragons, or unsatisfying meals you might have to face.

hobbit survival


7. King Lear by William Shakespeare Infographic

Back to Shakespeare because honestly, a lot of people need help when it comes to Shakespeare. This infographic breaks down everything you need to know about King Lear, using adorable cartoon drawings!

King lear infographic


8. 1984 by George Orwell Infographic

This infographic pretty much highlights and compares each author’s’ fears of the future as expressed in their utopian novels.

orwell vs huxley


9. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee Infographic

This famous American novel is set in the town of Maycomb. This handy diagram of the town will help you picture where Scout spent her childhood days…and where a history-altering trial took place.



10. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte Infographic

At the end of the day, Wuthering Heights is basically a soap opera, isn’t it? This infographic illustrates the plot of the book using simplified icons. Icons are a great way to illustrate ideas in an infographics. Wutherin Heights

11. Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling Infographic

Harry Potter isn’t your typical children’s story–it has a complex plot spanning the entire series. This Harry Potter infographic summarizes the entire series. It’s like magic!

harry potter


12. Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger Infographic

This coming of age story has some pretty heavy themes. It’s also jam-packed with symbols. This infographic breaks those major themes and symbols down, using some helpful illustrations.

13. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins Infographic

Never understood what all the fuss was about The Hunger Games? Well, at least you can get an understanding of how the games work with this numbers-packed infographic. I’m imagine one of your friends would be happy to give you a play-by-play of the books.



 14. The Waste Land by T.S. Eliot Infographic

No question about it, Eliot’s famous poem is a lot to take in. Even with this literary infographic, you’re probably going to need to spend some time figuring out what’s going on. But hey, at least this infographic is color-coded!

ts eliot


15. Shakespeare’s Classics Infographic

High school students, rejoice! This Shakespeare infographic covers at least’s a year’s worth of plays. Keep this one pinned in your locker for a quick reference.



What Disney Villains Can Tell Us About Color Psychology [Infographic]

color psychology

See the full infographic here.

About Nadya Khoja

Nadya heads marketing at Venngage and has been featured in Entrepreneur, The Huffington Post, The Next Web, Forbes, Marketing Profs, Social Media Examiner and more. She also has a web-series called Drunk Entrepreneurs where she interviews different entrepreneurs who are finding success.