Heathcliff and Catherine, Anna Karenina and Vronsky, and more: 30 of the worst couples in literary history. https://t.co/SZ2Z7Md4mK— Literary Hub (@lithub) February 17, 2018
Romeo and Juliet - William ShakespeareSynopsis: Romeo & Juliet is a play about two young star-crossed lovers from feuding families.
[Why Romeo and Juliet suck ]They commit suicide over a 6-day courtship.
Wuthering Heights - Emily BrontëSynopsis: Wuthering Heights is about a passionate affair between Catherine and Heathcliff. Heathcliff was adopted by Catherine's father. When her jealous brother humiliates Heathcliff, he leaves and returns to exact revenge for his treatment.
[Why Catherine and Heathcliff suck]They are an unhealthy and abusive couple.(To each other and others!)
The Great Gatsby - F Scott FitzgeraldSynopsis: The Great Gatsby is about Nick Carraway who moves to New York in search of the American Dream. He gets entangled in the wealthy lives of his cousin Daisy, her cheating husband Tom and Nick's neighbour Gatsby.
[Why Daisy and Tom suck]“They were careless people, Tom and Daisy- they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made." (Daisy kills Tom's girlfriend, and Tom gets Gatsby killed.)
Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn
Synopsis: Gone Girl is about Nick and Amy a glamorous and happily married couple. When Amy goes missing, Nick becomes the prime suspect.
[Why Amy and Nick suck]He's a douchebag that cheats on her. She tries to frame him for her murder.
Breaking Dawn - Stephiene Meyer
Synopsis: Breaking Dawn is the fourth book in the Twilight series. Bella becomes pregnant as human, and this sets the wolves and vampire clans against her. Bella, Edward & Jacob fight to protect the child.
[Why Jacob and Renesmee suck]He falls in love with the baby??????????
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