About Us

About Elif Notes

Elif Notes is a go-to resource for English literature – a broad term for a body of work in English language. We cater to the needs of readers seeking to indulge in their academic pursuits, diversify reading lists, and sparl literary discussions.

Founded by a Gold Medalist in English literature, Elif Harris is a bibliophile, educator, and a reviewer. She discovered her love for reading in a high school that propelled her to opt for a degree in English Literature. 

We Value Diversity

We value diversity and its representation is evident from the content that Elif Notes hosts besides its name. We believe that reading should be as diverse as readers, and so we have weaved together literature and books under one umbrella, with the goal of promoting marginalized communities and their inclusion in books and literary discussion.

Due to the small size of our staff, we do not release additional demographic information or contact details in order to protect the privacy of staff members from unwanted inquiries and potential harassment.

Who We Serve

We are dedicated to:

  • Any student/teacher needing supplemental help in English literature to ease their burden
  • Students looking extra help while doing research, projects and thesis.
  • Readers looking for book recommendations to diversify their reading list
  • Bibliophile looking for ‘books similar to’ recommendations
  • Anyone interested in literary genres and such-culture such as dark academia or gothic
  • Amplify ownvoices, people of color, marginalized communities in literary sphere

Our Editorial Promise

We’ll keep this educational website free for everyone, to always deliver precise and accurate information. We are knowledgeable people with academic degree with high interest in literature and reading. 

We foster all enthusiastic learners and avid readers of literature and books by providing well-researched, factually verified content that assists them in reading any literary work, doing homework or assignments, revising exam topics, and getting good grades or picking up a next read. 

We double and triple check the facts and only cite credible first hand and second hand sources.

How to Contact Us?

If you have any query, submission or would like to write us, then get in touch through email: 


What will you find at Elif Notes?

If you’re a student, teacher or just an avid reader hoping to delve into literature and books, then Elif Notes is the right place for you!

We aim at accelerating the understanding of any piece of literature (prose, drama, novel, play, criticism etc.) and easing the stress of the learning environment. At Elif Notes, you can find well-researched literature notes and resources, biographies, book recommendations, book reviews, and blog posts capturing many facets of the literary world.

All the published notes and resources on Elif Notes are designed to familiarize you with English literature by using strategies that enhance your understanding, learning and revision. By introducing our readers to new and unique methods of encountering and reflecting on literary topics, we aim to empower them with the knowledge to revolutionize the world!

Note: We are still upgrading Elif Notes and adding new literature resources! So please excuse us at the moment if you don’t find your required content here, and make sure to check back later! 

What is the Purpose of Elif Notes?

Also let us clear that our sole purpose behind the provision of literature notes and resources is to extend the readers’ understanding and appreciation of literature, not to blunt their creative skills or intellectual thinking. 

As a responsible researcher and student, it is mandatory for you to credit the source of your research in order to avoid plagiarism (to steal and pass off the ideas or words of another as one’s own and use them without crediting the source). Otherwise you will be charged with committing a literary theft. You can avoid plagiarism by citing Elif Notes or by adding your own ideas to our analyses thus drawing innovative conclusions.  

Elif Notes Needs Your Support! 

Elif Notes is supported by its audience and amazon affiliate so that we can keep the content free for all without any paywall. You can support us by:

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Your support will help us to expand our content. We’ll be glad to add more content to our website based on your feedback and comments.

Elif Notes also values its readers’ right to privacy. You can check our Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions to use our website. Moreover, we also participate in Affiliate Program. Here is our Affiliate Disclosure!